A Thousand Acres of Silphiums

Hi everyone.  It’s an absolute gorgeous Saturday here in the northern Ozarks.  I hope the weather is to your liking wherever you are reading this.

This post is dedicated to my grandmother, Genny, who is currently recovering from a health crisis.  Sarah and I are so glad you are getting better and we wish you all the best in a speedy recovery.

Today’s post is a result of one of the magical times I spent recently at Ellis Island at Riverlands.  During an evening hike I noticed I was in the middle of a huge mayfly hatch.  There seemed to mayflys in the millions.  This rang the dinner bell for migrating passerines for miles around the confluence!  This was definitely one of the coolest bird experiences ever for me.  The bird pictured below, a Yellow Warbler, was one of near 50 of this species I came across.  Also in huge…

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2 comments
  1. Harmony said:

    Waw.You are good photographer.Nice shot.

  2. chatou11 said:

    Il est superbe.. belle capture. Cette fois j’ai mis mon mail pour recevoir les nouveaux articles car je vois que je suis en retard..
    merci pour cette photo

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