Sightings for the Week of July 29, 2013

Juvenile White Ibis. Photo by Brenna Ehmen.

Juvenile White Ibis. Photo by Brenna Ehmen.

This week at Grand Bay:

29th – male Grass-like Mantid (Thesprotia graminis), male Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

30th – Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias), Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus)

August 1st – Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), blooming: Barbara’s Buttons (Marshallia tenuifolia), Rosy Camphorweed (Pluchea rosea), Purple Candyroot (Polygala cruciata), Orange Candyroot (Polygala lutea), Red Milkweed (Asclepias lanceolata), Swamp Lily (Crinum americanum), Meadowbeauty (Rhexia sp.), Pineland Hibiscus (Hibiscus aculeatus), American White Waterlily (Nymphaea odorata), Morning-glory (Ipomoea sp.), Hatpins (Eriocaulon decangulare)

2nd – American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis), Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), White Pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos), juvenile White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)

 

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