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. (

Tiny visitor

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.

“Red Tree”

A Rhododendron blooming in the spring. This photo was taken on May 30, 2021 in Cataraqui North. Rhododendron means “red tree” in Greek.