Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Butterflies and Signs, etc.

My contribution to Michelle's Nature Notes (#389).

I think this is a Pearl Crescent Butterfly - Phyciodes tharos:

Cloudless Sulphur, Phoebis sennae:

I thought this was a beetle. It is an Ailanthus webworm moth:

Female Eastern Pondhawk, Erythemis simplicicollis:

I'm also linking to Carmi's Thematic Photographic 382 - Street Signs. These signs are around (or on) the W. and O.D. trail.


Mouse over pics for captions, and click them for larger versions.
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15 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

moth - wow, that's surprising!

Rambling Woods said...

I have two books on moths and mothing and want to learn more about them... Great nature photos... Michelle

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

That is one deceptive moth!

Gilly said...

Love that webworm moth - very smart! And I'd love to adopt a stream - do you think they've got one to spare??

eileeninmd said...

Hello, pretty butterflies and dragonfly captures. One of my favorite is the Cloudless Sulphur.
Happy Thursday, enjoy your day!

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

I love flutterbys and dragonflies

Cloudia said...

You are a danged etymologist (is that the right one?) I adore the colors and your attitude as usual :)

Alexa T said...

Hello! Such wonderful butterflies and dragonfly, as well! So lovely nature... Have a very pleasant day and weekend, too!

Christine said...

Great shots & I like the name of the creek in the last sign!

Karen S. said...

I had to read the name on the last photo, it looks just like a favorite place I like to visit, and I thought hey he's in Minnesota. But no. Love your butterflies, you are my go to bug man, and of course dog man too! Always neat shots.

mikey said...

That may very well be the quintessential trailhead. That picture should be used in the dictionary.com entry for 'Trailhead'...

bettyl-NZ said...

Nice shots.I love it when the little critters are captured so beautifully.

Gilly said...

Some of the things sold in Flea Markets I feel sure host the little b*****s!!

Bob Scotney said...

I. a fan of butterflies and n of the webworm moth. I can see me hiking down some Michigan trails like yours in the next few weeks but have not seen one as well marked as yours.

Debra said...

Love these photos!