A Red-winged Blackbird shouts loudly. This photo was taken on May 13, 2021 in Cataraqui North. Male birds aggressively defend their territory during breeding season, even attacking larger animals including people. (https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-winged_Blackbird/overview)
Three roses and a tiny visitor. This photo was taken on June 13, 2021 close to home. Rose petals are edible and when soaked in water create rose water.
A Green Heron hunting. This photo was taken on May 13, 2021 in Cataraqui North. These herons are like fishermen. They create lures with bread crusts, insects or feathers and dropping them on the water surface to attract small fish. (https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Green_Heron/overview)
A Rhododendron blooming in the spring. This photo was taken on May 30, 2021 in Cataraqui North. Rhododendron means “red tree” in Greek.