Highlights of the Week
Shorebird diversity and overall numbers are on the rise, as birds return from their breeding grounds to our north. Migrant shorebirds this week included: Black-bellied and Semipalmated Plover, Whimbrel (FOY), Sanderling, Least and Semipalmated Sandpiper, Short-billed Dowitcher, and Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs.
Wild Edible of the Week
I enjoyed the sweet-tart fruits of Hairy-stemmed Gooseberry.
Moon Challenge Report
I met my Movement Moon goal this week by walking 3+ miles or biking 5+ miles, on 5 out of 7 days.
Nature Challenge of the Week (for you, the reader)
Find and sketch two types of mushrooms: one with gills and one with pores.
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