Highlights of the Week
I spied Butter-and-eggs Toadflax (Linaria vulgaris) still blooming in several southern Maine spots.
Also on Wednesday, I lucked upon a Summer Tanager (FOY) visiting a feeder at a home about 2 miles away in Biddeford. The bird continued through the end of the week and was observed by dozens of other birders.
Wild Edible of the Week
At a local grocery store, I purchased a pile of Blue Mussels that'd been harvested in the Gulf of Maine. I steamed them until they opened and savored them one after the other until only shells remained.
Nature Challenge of the Week (for you, the reader)
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