Home Field and Swamp: Animals and Their Habitats

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Archived-by-Date Pages

October 2019

Durham, NC  10/14/19

American Lady Same American Lady Same American Lady Male Eastern Bluebird Palm Warbler, migrating

Same migrating Palm Warbler Eastern Phoebe Same Same  

Durham, NC  10/12/19

Checkered skipper Common Groundsel Female Eastern Bluebird Male Eastern Bluebird Hairy White Oldfield Asters

Pennsylvania Smartweed (Persicaria pensylvanica)        

Duke East Campus, Durham, NC  10/8/19

Bald Cypress with fruits Same Bald Cypress The self-expression wall    

Karl's old house Migrating Common Starlings Amtrak train passes campus    

Same migrating Common Starlings        

American Tobacco Trail (downtown), Durham, NC  10/8/19

Asiatic Dayflower (Commelina communis) Asiatic Dayflowers Bearded Beggarticks (Bidens aristosa) Wild Canna Lily or Indian Shot (Canna X generalis) Goldenrod

Goldenrod Grass Hairy White Oldfield Asters (Symphyotrichum pilosum) Kudzu (Pueraria montana) infloresence, the only one seen Pale Smartweed (Persicaria lapathifolia)

Pennsylvania Smartweed (Persicaria pensylvanica) Perhaps also Pennsylvania Smartweed Purple Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea), showing pink tube Another Purple Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea) Yet another Purple Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea)

Durham, NC  10/7/19

Juvie White-eyed Vireo Carolina Wren Same Carolina Wren Dog Fennel  

American Tobacco Trail, Durham, NC  10/6/19

Ambush bug Brazilian Vervain (Verbena brasiliensis) Goldenrod Maybe Blue-stemmed Goldenrod (Solidago caesia) Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata)

Dead skipper, maybe spider prey Wheel Bug Wheel Bug with antennae on aphid Late Goldenrod (Solidago altissima) Other Late Goldenrod (Solidago altissima)

Trumper Creeper seed pods        

North Carolina Botanical Garden, Orange County, NC  10/5/19

Female Northern Cardinal        

Same female Northern Cardinal Eastern Gray Goldenrod More Eastern Gray Goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis) Goldenrod Gray Catbird

Same Gray Catbird Same Gray Catbird Hearts-a-bustin' fruits Male House Finch Nodding Ladies' Tresses (Spiranthes cernua), Coastal Plain Habitat Garden

Monarch Another Monarch Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens) Spotted Cucumber Beetle Spurred Butterfly Pea (Centrosema virginianum)

Tick-trefoil (Desmodium genus) Water strider (Trepobates genus) Same water strider (Trepobates genus) Wheel bug with damselfly prey American Beautyberry

Anise-colored Goldenrod (Solidago odora) Blue Mistflower      

Durham, NC  10/2/19

Flower fly (Ocyptamus genus) Virginia Dayflower (Commelina virginiana) Wavy-lined Emerald caterpillar Same caterpillar Goldenrod stem


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