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Archived-by-Date Pages

January 2019

Durham, NC  1/30/19

American Robin        

Durham, NC  1/27/19

Mating Eastern Gray Squirrels Same squirrels Pennsylvania Bittercress    

Durham, NC  1/26/19

Purple Dead-nettle Male Red Maple flowers      

Durham, NC  1/25/19

Carolina Chickadee Female Eastern Bluebird Male Eastern Bluebird Female Eastern Bluebird Northern Mockingbird


Turkey Vulture        

North Carolina Botanical Garden, Orange County, NC  1/23/19

Carolina Wren Frog hiding Rosemary Tufted Titmouse  

Durham, NC  1/23/19

Crow Common Dandelion Red-shouldered Hawk    

Durham, NC  1/22/19

Male Red Maple flower Red Maple flowers Red-shouldered Hawk    

Durham, NC, 1/20/19

Marbled Salamander, discovered after heavy rains After being removed to soil Lunar eclipse    

Penny's Bend Nature Preserve, Durham County, NC  1/18/19

Northern Cricket Frog        

Durham, NC  1/17/19

Male Red-bellied Woodpecker Same Red-bellied Woodpecker Male Eastern Bluebird    

Durham, NC  1/16/19

Male Red Maple buds Male Red Maple flowers Strange cloud Buttercup Persian Speedwell

Durham, NC  1/15/19

Dark-eyed Junco Marsh      

Durham, NC  1/8/19

Ruby-crowned Kinglet        


Ruby-crowned Kinglet Buttercup Hairy White Oldfield Asters Pennsylvania Bittercress  

Pitt County Arboretum, Greenville, NC  1/6/19

Climbing Asters, part of an exhibit Daisy Fleabane, native to the area, the only plant blooming in that section      

River Park North, Greenville, Pitt County, NC  1/6/19

Carolina Chickadee Another Carolina Chickadee Yet another Carolina Chickadee Nonbreeding adult Double-crested Cormorant First-year Double-crested Cormorant


Double-crested Cormorants, probably first-year Dark-eyed Junco Probably a Pine Warbler Tufted Titmouse  

Downtown Greenville, Pitt County, NC  1/6/19

Common Dandelion Henbit Northern Mockingbird Same Northern Mockingbird Oak leaves

South Tar River Greenway, Greenville, Pitt County, NC  1/6/19

Pink Wood-Sorrel Red-bellied Woodpecker Sleepy Orange (winter form) Persian Speedwell Mystery wildflower

Washington, Beaufort County, NC  1/5/19

American Coot Same American Coot feeding on river vegetation Pied-Billed Grebe Small Craft Warning Flag (winds 25-33 mph)  


Pamlico River Anemometer Paintings on electrical equipment Camellia bush


Canada Geese near island in middle of Pamlico River        

Durham, NC  1/2/19

Male Eastern Towhee Same male Eastern Towhee Song Sparrow Another Song Sparrow  


Hermit Thrush Chipping Sparrow Dark-eyed Junco    

Durham, NC  1/1/19

Jumping spider (Hentzia genus) Male Northern Cardinal Carolina Wren Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Black Vulture with (already dead) prey, possibly a squirrel.  A very large group of vultures had already fought over it for some time, many retreating to trees.

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