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Sycamore Specialties, Part 2

In my last post, I wrote about case-bearing leaf beetle and green lacewing larvae that gather the trichomes from the undersides of sycamore leaves to make portable shelters. While I was taking pictures of the former, Noah was discovering a … Continue reading

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Sapsucker Surprise

The yellow-bellied sapsuckers have returned to Massachusetts over the past few days, adding their characteristic percussion to the morning chorus outside my house.  This afternoon I noticed a sapsucker’s sap wells in a sugar maple by the Green River in … Continue reading

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