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Calligrapha Beetle

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1/400s, f16, 400ISO, autoWB, 90mm Tamron macro. cropped

This Calligrapha beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) hopped onto me somewhere so it got the photographic treatment.

Written by Dalila

July 17, 2016 at 4:27 pm

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Quarry Reflections

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July 16, 17:43 | 1/100s, f9, 400ISO, autoWB, 18mm.

I harvested more garlic today and stopped at the quarry.

Written by Dalila

July 16, 2016 at 5:43 pm

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Pale Mayfly

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1/160s, f13, 800ISO, autoWB, 90mm Tamron macro. levels and colours adjusted.

I should learn that I need to take photos of these small insects (Ephemeroptera) earlier in the day.

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July 15, 2016 at 7:54 pm

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Cycling in Pines

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1/50s, f6.3, 800ISO, autoWB, 18mm.

We cycled at lunch on the trails south of GLCA; I completed my cable organizer; and we went to Presqu’ile for a run and swim.

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July 14, 2016 at 1:44 pm

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Crescent in Garden

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1/400s, f10, 500ISO, autoWB, 90mm Tamron macro. cropped

After watering a few seeds in the garden, northern crescent butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea: Nymphalidae: Phyciodes cocyta) came out to puddle in the sun.

Written by Dalila

July 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm

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Black Skipper

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1/320s, f10, 500ISO, autoWB, 90mm Tamron macro.

I went to the south side of the property to extinguish more wild parsnip and saw many insects on milkweed including this silver-spotted skipper (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea: Hesperiidae: Epargyreus clarus), bees, and a swallowtail.

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July 12, 2016 at 12:24 pm

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Green Leaf Weevils

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1/200s, f9, 1600ISO, autoWB, 90mm Tamron macro.

These beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Polydrusus formosus) were mating on a rose bush.

Written by Dalila

July 11, 2016 at 6:45 pm

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