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Giuseppe Verdigris-eyed monster

Backlit by goldenrod, Panicledleaf ticktrefoil (Desmodium paniculatum) stood out despite being so slender. Like alien heads with glowing jade eyes, the tiny flowers oddly resembled a purple version of Crow T. Robot (MST3K) holding pea-shaped opera glasses.

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Warbling a brown streak

For a while anyway, this Chestnut-sided warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica) seemed to find better bug-hunting down closer to the ground vs. way up in the treetops. From this angle, his brown side stripe looks a bit like a wee sporty scarf.

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Day of the Lepus (almost)

Found this little fellow having a mixed green salad at Divine Park in Spring Lake. Although not the same genus as Lepus, it’s still in the family (Leporidae). I assume it’s an Eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus).

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