I was going to ask here if others had notice more fireflies than usual.
It's such a magical thing to see every year, I may be overreacting.
But it sure has seemed the last few nights as if there are way more than
usual. It's like looking into a particularly intense fireworks display
as all the sparks drift down.
On 6/13/2012 7:38 AM, Nancy A. Brown wrote:
> I have the same number of Tree Swallows are in past years, 8 boxes
> plus one box of Bluebirds and one box Wrens. They do seem to be
> experiencing more stress from other birds; Wren, Starling, House
> Sparrow and now the Kingbird this year is nesting in the yard. As
> the woods margin creeps closer it is bringing these other birds in.
> One box was lost to Sharp-shinned hawk. Eggs of another to I first
> thought Wrens but now think Starlings, that pair are re-nesting in
> first lost box. At Danby Pond and Farrell Access the Swallows are
> nesting in natural tree cavities out over the water. On another
> note at 9:30 pm last evening during rain shower thousand of fire
> flies blanketed the 5 acre meadow, at first I thought I had heat