Highlights of the Week
Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata), Boneset Thoroughwort (Eupatorium perfoliatum), and Common Ground-nut (Apios americana) flowering.
Throughout the week, I observed 19 species of shorebirds, including a continuing Western Sandpiper.
First of year birds included Little Gull (on my third and final day in Eastport), Cape May Warbler, and Tennessee Warbler.
Wild Edible of the Week
I drank three quarts of Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) leaf infusion.
Nature Challenge of the Week (for you, the reader)
Taste the fruit of a feral Apple tree.
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