Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Eastern Tailed-Blue

I had thought this might be a Gray Hairstreak, but the folks at identified it as an Eastern Tailed-Blue.

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Green on Green

Green bottle fly on the leaf of a sweet potato vine.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Friday, June 13, 2008

Silver-spotted Skipper

The ends of the antennae on skippers hook backward like a crochet hook.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Saturday, June 07, 2008

Hummingbird Moth

Looks like I needed a faster shutter speed than 1/1000 of a second to capture the wings.

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Little Bunny

This little fellow (about 6 inches) appeared at the house yesterday. Maybe he is a descendant of our visiting rabbit from two years ago ( see post ) .

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

American Lady

The American Lady is distinguished from the Painted Lady by the two large eyespots on the underside of the hind wing.

Sunday, June 01, 2008

Pollen Basket

Bumblebee at a 'whirling butterfly' bloom. Enlarge the photo and take note of the grains of pollen on body and the clump of the pollen in the pollen basket on the rear leg.