Tag Archives: Daisy Fleabane

07.28.2021 A favorite visitor-Eastern Calligrapher

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

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07.09.2021-2 Beewolf not Beowulf

Although some bees might consider this a monster of Grendel proportions, it is not quite as hideous.  Beewolf larvae eat bee larvae but the adults just sup on nectar which is most likely why we are witnessing this shot. Hump-backed … Continue reading

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06.28.2015 Wet stuff

As predicted, for a change, we had a full day rain event.  In between showers I got out in the yard and found a couple of subjects I liked. Virginia Spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana v.alba) And Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron annuus).  

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