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Did you know our most liked sighting was observed on Friday, January 1, 2010 by The Coyote Kid. It is liked by 55 visitors!

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10 days ago peckaboo made the following comment on the observation of woodpecker, pretty sure... posted on November 20, 2020:
After viewing pics of a Norther Flicker... I believe that was the woodpecker I saw... (reply...)
22 days ago CarlyG made the following comment on the observation of Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus) posted on November 08, 2020:
At Lewisporte (reply...)
27 days ago MikeSj made the following comment on the observation of Bird of prey posted on November 03, 2020:
Apologies for the bad picture, but it's all I had time to get. (reply...)
35 days ago Cheryl made the following comment on the observation of Yellowlegs posted on August 05, 2020:
Thank you. (reply...)
36 days ago Tclenche made the following comment on the observation of Yellowlegs posted on August 05, 2020:
An amazing image of the Yellowlegs with its dinner!
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73 days ago Tclenche made the following comment on the observation of Northern Harrier posted on September 06, 2020:
a fantastic sighting and photo!
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103 days ago Tclenche made the following comment on the observation of Bug posted on July 20, 2020:
Looks like an empty husk of a Dragonfly nymph.
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108 days ago Mardon made the following comment on the observation of Spider posted on June 30, 2016:

It's a Sixspotted Orbweaver (Araniella displicata). Are you certain that the spider is what's damaging your trees?  I'm no expert, but that seems unusual to me. As you described, Sixspotted Orbweavers do build their webs next to a curled-up leaf and use that location to hide while they wait for prey to get caught in their web.  They also lay their eggs there and the resulting egg sac is located in the curled-up leaf.  But I don't think that they are the cause of the original leaf curling and, as far as I know, Sixspotted Orbweaver spiderlings don't damage trees.  I also don't think that their spiderlings are green.  Do you think it might be possible that the little green, grub-like things you mention could be aphids? Just a thought. Like I said, I'm no expert.

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109 days ago Chris made the following comment on the observation of Spider posted on June 30, 2016:
What kind of spider is this its destroying our rose trees and others . It curls the leaves and lays eggs in a sac and when they hatch they look like little green grubs and they destroy the leaves 
How do i get rid of it 
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127 days ago Tclenche made the following comment on the observation of small tree posted on June 17, 2020:
I am no expert on trees, but this looks like a Serviceberry tree. I looked it up in the Trees and Shrubs of NL field guide.
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