Tag Archives: Amherst
Do you have a favorite fly? How about a favorite Hoverfly? This is mine. These are tiny pollinators that do indeed hover. They can fly backwards, maybe other flies do also, and their wings often iridesce. There is just a … Continue reading
We’ve had lots of Monarch visitors in the yard flying around depositing eggs and there have been several larvae nibbling on the milkweeds. This was my first opportunity to capture one while nectaring. We seem to be having a good … Continue reading
Years ago when I participated in a forum, Naturescapes.Net, the favored bird portrait would be with one on the end of a stick (thus Bird on a Stick). This is a somewhat different example of that although not with the … Continue reading
I’ve tried and failed a few times to capture a shot of a Belted Kingfisher-Megaceryle alcyon while visiting the swamp. Since I do 99% of my shooting from a tripod they often fly off before I set up. But yesterday … Continue reading
Going through the search archives we are somewhere around the thirty fifth Frog Friday. I might have missed one or two. But now a number is established. This is one of the few bullfrogs I have photographed that is not … Continue reading
Summer Azure-Celastrina neglecta
I am not sure what it is about Longhorn Beetles but I do enjoy them and hope you do too. And, as an added bonus, this Gooseneck flower head has a double front and center.
Cabbage White- Pieris rapae on a garden geranium. These are quite active and just when you think you are homed in on one it flies. Fortunately this one was hungry.