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AshleySummerfield

AshleySummerfield

ottawa, ONLat: 45.41, Long: -75.7

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AshleySummerfield Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird commented on by AshleySummerfield Canada2 years ago

Yes Sharad, I was doing an internship at a bird observatory at the time. The birds were caught, banded and released as a part of their spring migration monitoring program.

AshleySummerfield Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by AshleySummerfield Tennessee, USA3 years ago

American toads and Fowler's toads do hybridize, complicating identification, but one of the distinguishing features is that American toads usually only have one wart per spot, whereas Fowler's toads have spots containing multiple spots. That being said, american toad seems far more likely (I worked on a Fowler's toad study one spring)

AshleySummerfield Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by AshleySummerfield Tennessee, USA3 years ago

I have no idea what kind of toads you have in Tennessee, but this little guy is SO CUTE! So disgruntled!

AshleySummerfield Leopard Frog
Leopard Frog commented on by AshleySummerfield Canada3 years ago

Uuhhhh.... yeah I know. That's why I IDed it as such. But thanks for the effort.

AshleySummerfield Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting commented on by AshleySummerfield California, USA3 years ago

Amazing photo! Looks like a Tiger Swallowtail to me.

AshleySummerfield Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Rose-breasted Grosbeak commented on by AshleySummerfield Canada3 years ago

Yes, they aren't harmed by the nets, and they readily fly off at the first opportunity.

AshleySummerfield Saliara
Saliara commented on by AshleySummerfield Davao del Norte, Philippines3 years ago

I think they're called lantana... at least that's what they call the ones at the garden centers.

AshleySummerfield White-tailed Deer
White-tailed Deer commented on by AshleySummerfield Canada3 years ago

Hmm... smell IS hard to describe. It was like a mix between sweaty socks and damp soil.... it wasn't a good smell. Good thing she's pretty :)

AshleySummerfield White-tailed Deer
White-tailed Deer commented on by AshleySummerfield Canada3 years ago

It doesn't even describe the mood of actually being there! It was early in the morning, I was walking a trail, and there she was, not 3 meters from me! So close I could smell her.

AshleySummerfield American Goldfinch
American Goldfinch commented on by AshleySummerfield Canada3 years ago

We caught him in a mist net while doing spring migration monitoring. I guess I missed noting that in a few of these photos