Odds and ends

I thought I’d post a few more pictures from the fall, since I haven’t been able to get out with my camera in the past month.  I couldn’t identify the insects in the next two photos, although the beetle was abundant and seemed like it should easily be found (Edit: they are a Tarnished Plant … Continue reading

Red Admiral

I saw this Red Admiral in the field a few days ago, but didn’t have my camera. I read that they are very territorial, so if you find where one hangs out, then most likely you will be able to find it in the same area again. This proved to be true, and it even … Continue reading

Butterflies are everywhere

“The earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare Every inch of our big field is covered with flowering Alfalfa, Clover, Wild Carrot, and Birdsfoot Treefoil, with Chickory and Milkweed here and there. There are many butterflies – Monarchs, Black Swallowtails, Eastern-Tailed Blues, Orange Sulfurs and Cabbage Whites, among others. If walking in … Continue reading

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