Tag Archives: New England
Cabbage White butterflies-Pieris rapae are mostly in constant motion. But they do alight on flowers at times and as I was checking out our milkweed in the front yard I noticed this female land on one of our geraniums. As … Continue reading
When I visited one of our daisy fleabanes I saw this fly with its iridescent wings and thought it was a hoverfly. But once I got the shot and looked closer I saw that it wasn’t. BugGuide told me that … Continue reading
I haven’t the slightest idea which Firefly we are looking at. Only the shadow knows. This was certainly not a planned image but when opportunity alights in the dark woods take a shot. I’d like it a bit more without … Continue reading
To some this is a face that only a Panorpa mother could love but somehow I find them attractive. Scorpionfly-Panorpa sp. A species ID without a look a the wings is difficult and this guy flew off after two shutter … Continue reading
Rose Pogonia-Pogonia ophioglossoides. AKA Beardflower for obvious reasons. Another dewy day at MacLeod Field.
I’ve been mentioning how beautiful moths are and this post compares three moths. One is spectacular and the other two attractive in their own right. Porcelain Gray-Protoboarmia porcelaria. These have been fairly common in the yard over the years. Variable … Continue reading
Yesterday morning I headed to Brickyard Conservation Area here in Amherst. When I go there it is pretty much all about macro so just toss my 5D Mark IV in the bag with the 180 and doubler mounted. As a … Continue reading