Category Archives: Observations

General observations of whats going on in Nature around me.

Study: Japan nuclear disaster caused mutated butterflies

Study: Japan nuclear disaster caused mutated butterflies.

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Eastern Red Bat

Saw an Eastern red Bat tonight. Never seen anything like it. Just beautiful! Eastern Red Bat

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Not so cold for February 2011

Reached a high 12deg C today, saw Box Elder bugs sunning themselves on buildings today. Also saw sow bugs and Cluster Flies.

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Yellow Jackets

Yellow Jackets and Bald Faced Hornets are in full swing. DO NOT SEAL the Yellow Jackets in!!!!!!!!

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Eastern Tiger Swallow Tail

This is one of my favorite butterflies. Saw this one flying around the garden yesterday. Here is a link to the Eastern Tiger Swallow Tail

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Wharf Borer

Wharf borer are in flight now emerging from their homes where they spent their time as larvae. I encounter this False Blister Beetle typically in buildings. They emerge from under the concrete where there is buried construction material(wood) that is … Continue reading

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Purple Martins

Purple Martins are back

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Carpenter Ants

Have had a flood of calls on carpenter ants. Males and female reproductives seen leaving the nest. Found quite a few nests.

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April Warmth

Wow is it ever warm!  Everything is out moving around. Lots of Carpenter Ant calls and dealing with a lot of odour issues in structures. Lots of Wildlife issues also.

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Welland Ship Canal

Well the canal has opened and the vehicle traffic is horrific. Spring is definitely here.

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