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Theloneliest Munk

This little Eastern chipmunk may not be lonely at all. He/she just happened to be sitting alone on the edge of one of the main paths at Weltz Park.

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See sawfly

A small sawfly (perhaps in the Tenthredininae family) marched all over the much larger leaves of a milkweed plant, here exploring the area near the pink-purple midrib of the leaf.

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Magnolia P.I. – Bug Hunter

Looking for insects that might be lurking among the pollen-filled fringe, this Magnolia warbler was nice enough to sit & pose in between bites.

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Creepy floor show

Apparently intent on inspecting the sandy woodland floor, this Yellowjacket crawled along slowly and didn’t seem interested in stinging passersby for the moment.

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An unexpected treat popped into view back in the woods at Weltz Park — a male Hooded warbler (Setophaga citrina).

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Home sweet turtle home

Not sure what the odds are of it being true, but we hope this large turtle basking on the creek bank is the grown up version of the tiny one we rescued from a nearby street a few years ago. … Continue reading

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Gull-lover’s Travels

Although probably fin-up to stay balanced on a submerged rock as the tide continued to come in, this Harbor seal seemed to be waving at a white-headed gull that was perched nearby in Sandy Hook Bay. If so, perhaps this … Continue reading

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