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Monday, July 25, 2011

Birds, Bees and More

Weird things, common things, all for you to see., starting with a
Rusty Tussock Moth Larvae on a raspberry stem. Quite the spiked 'do.'

Hummingbird Antics~~~
Male Yellow-Winged Blackbird in the American Mt. Ash tree
Female Yellow-Winged Blackbird on the old moose antler
Male Cabbage Butterfly
Kid with Resin Turtle, BFF's
A pair of very Real Tree Frogs that were hiding under a box planter
a Dew Web in the early morning grass
Just a little closer, Mr. Bumble Bee...
Creepy, crawly, Wolf Spider of which there are thousands!
Wolf Spider and it's web within my Hollyhocks! I'm sorry buddy, but you have got to go!
Mealy Bugs and an Ant...outa here
Did you say, Cabbage Worm? Where, where is he? wonders the young Song Sparrow!
There he is, I'm right on him!!!!

50 ft. up the tree on high alert for the next storm...or is it just a Rumble in the Jungle with those lil boys again?
A very busy Pollinator Bee
very, Very busy
Click on the picture and you can see the headache this bee has.
A Virginia Ctenucha Moth loving my Phlox
Sorry folks. Too pooped to putter any longer.
Will catch up with your blogs in the morning.
Do forgive me.


Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Dar, That is a great group of pictures... Happy children, pretty flowers and satisfied bugs... Life is good.. Right?

Birds, Bees, Berries, and Blooms said...

Thank you so much. I didn't have a chance to be in my garden tonight because I had to get groceries, cook supper, do dishes, do more dishes, and take out the trash. By the time I was done it was dark and I was bummed. You cheered me up. I enjoyed the tour through your garden. Wonderful photos!

The White Farmhouse said...

Bugs are kinda pretty in pics, creepy in person. Specially that spider! Ewwww! Those little boys on the other hand I bet are even cuter in person! Great pics!

Paula said...

LOts of pretty and interesting pictures you have here.

Cher' Shots said...

Cool, lots of little creepy crawlies including your little jungle boys! Sending them my 'auntie Cher' hugs & KISSES!
'love & hugs from afar'

Jane and Lance Hattatt said...

A Nature Table on our screen!! What fun and how interesting. We have heard of tree frogs but had never seen one until now.

Gretel said...

Lovely set of pictures - I do love your humming birds and frogs, but you can keep your spider!

~mel said...

Looks like somebody's having fun with her new camera:)

Clint said...

You're scarin'me with all that activity in the bushes---especially the wolf spiders.

Jill said...

Fantastic group of photos!

Darla said...

Great captures here and what impressive looking frogs!

Fred Alton said...

A bee with a headache! Now I've seen them all. hahaha. You are good Dar. You are good with that camera!

Louise said...

Cute blog today, and very interesting and educating at the same time.

Suz said...

wow loved the show
I think that caterpillar used to be the kind that crawled our cherry tree when I was a kid...we loved them
Don't see too many caterpillars anymore

Lucy said...

You are enjoying your new camera and that is good. We get to share all of your interesting things.

imac said...

Love the birds, bees, and the more too.

jack69 said...

I'm late getting here but none of the pictures faded, so you must be good. I love the closeup shots, I have got to get a better camera.

Love you lady, this is a great entry!
Sherry & jack down south

LivingInAurora.ca said...

Love the tree frogs, and wow for the hummingbirds. I was waiting for mine this year, but none showed up. I have a chestnut tree that they come too ... Anna :)