Sightings for the Week of June 17, 2013

Saltmarsh Morning-glory blooming in Bayou Heron

Saltmarsh Morning-glory blooming in Bayou Heron

This week at Grand Bay:

17th – Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina), Saltmarsh Morning-glory (Ipomoea sagittata) blooming, American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus), Willet (Tringa semipalmata), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), Coral Bean (Erythrina herbacea) still blooming, Red Milkweed (Asclepias lanceolata) blooming

18th – Bobcat (Lynx rufus), American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis), White Pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)

19th – Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina)

20th – Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus), Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

21st – Harnessed Tiger Moth (Apantesis phalerata)

Harnessed Tiger Moth

Harnessed Tiger Moth

Box Turtle on the deck

Box Turtle on the deck

 

 

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