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08.02.2021 Macro Monday-Unexpected Encounter

After a quick dawn shot this morning, I headed back to the Brickyard meadow to see what sort of dewy subjects I might find. There were plenty of Common Wood Nymphs once again and more dew drops…or maybe they should … Continue reading

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07.28.2020 A Couple of Odes

Not much of a sunrise but Sunday was another good day at the pond on Moosehorn Road. More frogs, waterlilies and a few dragonflies and damselflies. I posted an Autumn Meadowhawk-Sympetrum vicinum a few days ago, but had a chance … Continue reading

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06.19.2020 Ebony Jewelwing

I visited the swamp meadow again looking for more Grass Pinks and Rose Pogonias as well as whatever I could find.  One of the “whatevers” was this damselfly, the Ebony Jewelwing-Calopteryx maculata.  The white spot on the wings, called a stigma, … Continue reading

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