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New to the yard is a flycatcher; I think its a Willow Flycatcher and he’s seated on the top of a T-post with an attached Chickadee House. I saw the bird right before dark on Sunday night and got a few shots of him or her through the dining room window, so they are not very clear:

 

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Terrible destruction just south of me near I-40 !  I was very lucky to get off easy with this weather system. There was a confirmed tornado about 15 miles SE of me near Lurton, AR. The storm that produced that tornado came thru about 11 PM last night. I was asleep and the storm really caught me by surprise. It was not a quick T-Storm; the wind and lightning lasted a full 20 minutes. Many things have been rearranged in my yard.

In all, total we had 6 rounds of thunderstorms starting early on Sunday. Here is a photo, from my driveway, of the turbulent, rolling, heavy skies during the storm a 12:30 PM, the dew point hovered around 65F-70F all day long:

 

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Tis past week I have only seen 2-3 Monarchs, but yesterday I saw about 40-50 fluttering overhead, including this Monarch just affter sun up. We did get 1/3 inch of needed rain on Saturday:

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