Saturday, August 15, 2015
Our Return to the Beach
Evening Primroses are blooming. One of the first colonizers of the dunes, they are perennials that take hold in disturbed areas. As their name says, they bloom late in the evening, and the flower wilt by late morning, to be replaced the next day on a long stalk
Cooper's or a Sharp Shinned hawk.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtails puddling on the beach.
Sea Nettles have finally arrived, if not in huge numbers. We say a couple on the water yesterday and three or four on the beach today.
Great Blue Heron waits for a tasty morsel to swim by.