Found

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn” – Ralph Waldo Emerson These are some photos from last year that were waiting to be found on my camera. Even though it still looks as though we are in the midst of winter here in eastern Ontario (and more snow is apparently on the … Continue reading

View from the field

 “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” – John Muir There was still the odd Monarch flying about the field during this summer-like autumn weekend, along with the more abundant (and cold-hardy) smaller butterflies, Cabbage Whites and … Continue reading

Humble things

I had great difficulty identifying these first two insects, but I’ve narrowed them down to some type of Long-legged Fly (Family – Dolichopodidae) and the Twin-spotted Sphinx Moth (Smerinthus jamaicensis). Both photos were taken at the end of June, so that’s about 2 months of searching BugGuide, databases and books. I know, perhaps too long … Continue reading

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