20 Cats and 5 Efts

19 May

Jay caught these down at the falls today before work and during lunch.  He is fileting and skinning them now.  He gave two away that are not here.  They are catfish, sometimes called bullheads.

The corn jumped up over night.  And in the fallow corn field from last year some clover is coming in.  On the northern edge of that field this morning were five red efts all within 10 feet of one another. Here are three:

The spots make them individuals. To us.  That and their varied behaviors.

These bring to six the number of red efts I have seen this month.  The first I carried home.  Here it is on the new bench Jay bought us for our anniversary–a week beforehand.

And up close.

Little lizards.

One Response to “20 Cats and 5 Efts”

  1. garden2day 20 May 2011 at 4:22 AM #

    I love those catfish! Someone will be eating well. I really enjoy your posts with photos of nature and I like to watch the seasons change on your blog. We are several weeks ahead of you and it is nice to be able to see the differences.

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