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Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 29th, 2011, 01:00 PM
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Posted By hazelrunpack
I think that dark spot is a blackening of the...

I think that dark spot is a blackening of the leaf where it got nommed. The poor plant had certainly seen better days, that's for sure! Half it's leaves were gone! :eek: :o
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 28th, 2011, 10:11 PM
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Posted By hazelrunpack
I saw Ma Monarch laying eggs on my milkweed this...

I saw Ma Monarch laying eggs on my milkweed this morning, so maybe I'll get some monarch caterpillars in a few days :fingerscr And if I do, you know I'll get pics! :D
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 28th, 2011, 05:45 PM
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Posted By hazelrunpack
Lotsa poop in that thar tent, scm! :eek: ...

Lotsa poop in that thar tent, scm! :eek: :laughing:

The tent caterpillars have been thriving as well--but the cuckoos come and eat them and the warblers steal the silk for their nests. :thumbs...
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 28th, 2011, 02:37 PM
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Posted By hazelrunpack
Had lots of butterflies this morning--monarchs,...

Had lots of butterflies this morning--monarchs, viceroys, swallowtails and white admirals. Oh, and a whole bunch of clear-wing sphinx moths. Very pretty! :cloud9: Much prettier than adult...
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 28th, 2011, 02:04 PM
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Posted By hazelrunpack
Ya, I hear ya, Robyn...I wuz hopin' fer a purrrdy...

Ya, I hear ya, Robyn...I wuz hopin' fer a purrrdy butterfly and all I got was a sawfly. :frustrated: :laughing:

Oh, but I did see a monarch fem laying eggs on the milkweed plants in the...
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 28th, 2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,379
Posted By hazelrunpack
It did look like some sort of willow, but I don't...

It did look like some sort of willow, but I don't recall seeing a lot of them around here. The oaks, maple and birch pretty much dominate, but I suspect there are a lot of willow species in the...
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 28th, 2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,379
Posted By hazelrunpack
Wow, that must be one honkin' big sawfly! We...

Wow, that must be one honkin' big sawfly! We used to get larch sawflies on our cascading tamarack but they were teeny.

There were three larvae though I only could find one this morning when I...
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 27th, 2011, 10:05 PM
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Views: 6,379
Posted By hazelrunpack
Caterpillar pic for bendyfoot

Here ya go, bendyfoot--I have some others, but they're all pretty much the same. Dad-burn things wouldn't uncoil. :D I did see one unfurled and it was maybe an inch-and-a-quarter or an...
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