I'm glad you mentioned this. This past Saturday and Sunday evenings, I
noticed fireflies in a way usually don't. And then late Monday night,
walking home from a neighbor's house along Bloodbrook Road, I was thinking,
"I haven't seen this many fireflies in years."
On 6/13/12 9:32 AM, "Jane Stein" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 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