Of course I did release this grasshopper as soon as I had some good pictures. She was ID’d for me at BugGuide.net as an American Bird Grasshopper, Schistocerca americana, part of the… Continue reading
After being at the International Quilt Festival all day, my eyes are about to close. So I will leave you with some eyes that are wider awake than I am. You can click… Continue reading
Last year I bought the field guide Dragonflies of Texas. Each two-paged species account is packed with information, including a full-sized body silhouette, color photos, range map, key features, and a seasonal histogram,… Continue reading
It’s not the heat OR the humidity — it’s the territorial disputes and the predators that can really wear you down!
…would have to be an Owlfly, wouldn’t it? I saw this insect fly past today and land on a stalk. It looked long and skinny and plastered itself against the stalk, but as… Continue reading
The Brown-eyed Susans are in bloom, and they are busy places in the insect world. This time of year there is so much wildlife moving around, I can barely keep up with editing… Continue reading
Usually these posts highlight the birds and insects I see on my daily walks, but I don’t want to neglect the underwater creatures! I made a little net out of an old embroidery… Continue reading