Weekly statistics between April 4, 2021 and April 10, 2021

This week 146 observers made 872 observations between Sunday, April 4, 2021 to Saturday, April 10, 2021. Among the top five observers, @dtread1 observed 60 examples of life in the Anacostia watershed; @stephen220 contributed 57; @ronwertz contributed 33; @jimdella contributed 22; and @kristin-marie and @wilpersm each contributed 19. Rounding out the top observers, @carrieseltzer, @caz1hiker, @jmgconsult, @jorbogmont, and @suzannebode contributed 15; @katiehodge, @lauriedkr, and @robinzs each contributed 14; and @epic2112, @hholbrook, @mstrecker, and @thefloorisflava each contributed 13. 104 people contributed one observation, 35 people contributed two observations, and 14 people contributed 3 observations. Plants stayed in first place (466 observations), followed by Birds (155 observations). Insects took third place with 91 observations. Ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii) had the fewest observations, with just two. Mollusks made a strong showing, with 7 observations.

A few highlights of observations are provided below, to celebrate the wide variety of life found in the Anacostia watershed.

@jorbogmont Mummichog https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73138681
@jorbogmont Eastern Red-backed Salamander https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73517028
@jorbogmont Northern Two-lined Salamander https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73511931
@marmamdoc Pickerel Frog https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73054286
@hholbrook Spotted Salamander https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73016278
@katiehodge Bold Jumping Spider https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73306903
@jamiejorgensen2 Magnolia Green Jumping Spider https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73111544
@kristin-marie American Kestrel https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73140390
@rauvbbj Bald Eagle https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/72927748
@stephen220 Bald Eagle https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73152434
@dms215 Black-and-white Warbler https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73016980
@jimdella Chipping Sparrow https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73577813
@stephen220 Common Loon https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/72972655
@dtread1 Great Egret https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73080529
@erininmd Killdeer https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73545458
@rauvbbj Osprey https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73350803
@stephen220 Pine Siskin https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/72972629
@hholbrook Darker Diacme Moth https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73483194
@gracejeschke Eastern Tailed-Blue https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73559706
@hholbrook Falcate Orangetip https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/72937134
@thefloorisflava Peach Root Weevil https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73330982
@hholbrook Red-fringed Emerald https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73484310
@hholbrook Ribbed Pine Borer https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/72938329
@robinzs bloodroot https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73128455
@bhanrah Eastern Ratsnake https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73567587

Observations this week, by Taxon:
Actinopterygii 2
Amphibia 15
Animalia 5
Arachnida 18
Aves 155
Fungi 20
Insecta 91
Mammalia 16
Mollusca 7
Plantae 466
Reptilia 58
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Publicado el abril 11, 2021 02:13 TARDE por jmgconsult jmgconsult


The killdeer is at a farm market, she decided to build her nest right where they normally put out potted plants, so they left space for her in the row of plants, and added a sign to alert people to pay attention to the eggs and not get too close.

Publicado por erininmd hace alrededor de 3 años

Interesting, @erininmd! You should add that comment to the description of the observation too :-)

Publicado por carrieseltzer hace alrededor de 3 años

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