Last Friday's butterfly count was low; today's was zero in all sections of the transect. Not very surprising, since the weather was worse than forecast. We were almost desperate enough to record the couple of moths brave enough to flutter under the overcast sky and occasional droplets of rain. We stopped before the end to avoid further disappointment.
Sadly, the Butterfly Orchid we found last week didn't last long in its unfortunately prominent position. The jury is out on the cause of its sudden disappearance. Or maybe it's true that Bigfoot is real ...
The Butterfly Orchid last Friday
The Butterfly Orchid today.
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Labyrinth Spider web showing up after rain, Fames Rough