i sighted several mosquitos that were without there fur coats last monday, just hike into the nearest brush and give it a shake your bound to find one or more.
On Wednesday, May 23 several Monarch butterflies were seen flying along Cty Rd 42. Confirmed that they are not Viceroy butterflies. Welcome back!
American Three-toed Woodpecker.
The Wood Lily (Lilium andinum) are blooming on the Magnetic Rock Trail, on the Gunflint Trail. Hike into the first area of prescribed burn (the burn was several years ago) and look for the orange blooms.
A total of 117 species were seen during the June 2-4, 2006 Boreal Birding Festival. If you would like a copy of the list of birds seen, let me know by email.
Seen and heard on a walk on County Road 7 this morning: Indigo Bunting,near the corner of #45 and 7; Bobolink - in the farm field. If you have never heard a Bobolink, it is a delight. Best time is early morning.