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On a Cattail

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Z50: 1/400s, f6.3, 200ISO, autoWB, 250mm. cropped

Today I visited Lone Pine Marsh (Braham Tract) again and the Odonates were much better than last week. I saw quite a few different species, as well as bobolinks and swallowtail butterflies.
I think this is a white-fronted corporal (Odonata: Anisoptera: Libellulidae: Ladona julia) without prunosity.

Written by Dalila

June 20, 2020 at 12:40 pm

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Slender Dragonfly

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Z50: 1/320s, f9, 250ISO, autoWB, 50mm. cropped

On my walk beside the creek today, I only had time for this quick photo of a dragonfly. This photo isn’t enough for me to identify it. More from today’s walk (after which I became really allergic – note to self, wear a mask in these long grasses!) on instagram.

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June 18, 2020 at 12:30 pm

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Bumblebee on Sage

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Z50: 1/160s, f7.1, 160ISO, autoWB, 50mm. cropped

My sage plants are flowering and the bumblebees are enjoying them. This shutter speed was obviously not high enough to freeze this bee.

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June 17, 2020 at 9:18 am

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Fishfly in Dogwood

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Z50: 1/160s, f10, 800ISO, autoWB, 50mm.

I was walking in the creek today and noticed something large fluttering in the shrubs along the shore; I thought it was an Odonate. But I patiently waited and it was revealed as a dark fishfly (Megaloptera: Corydalidae: Nigronia sp.).

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June 16, 2020 at 1:59 pm

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Common Ringlet

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Z50: 1/320s, f9, 400ISO, autoWB, 250mm. cropped

There are many common ringlets (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea: Nymphalidae: Coenonympha tullia) fluttering around today.

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June 15, 2020 at 12:53 pm

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Alypia on Mock Orange

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Z50: 100s, f6.3, 500ISO autoWB, 50mm.

This black and white moth with orange tufts on its legs is likely Alypia octomaculata (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).

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June 14, 2020 at 6:41 pm

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Muscid Fly

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Z50: 1/160s, f6.3, 200ISO, autoWB, 50mm.

I dropped my macro lens off to be fixed months ago (and it wasn’t repaired :( ) so this is about as close as I can get to my beloved insects.

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June 3, 2020 at 12:11 pm

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