Category Archives: insects

Moth Captures

Weather-wise, things seemed much nicer than forecast, at least in the morning, though I didn’t spend a lot of time out in it. I decided to take care of several collections from the past week or two that had been … Continue reading

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Tracking and Moths

I woke up fairly early this morning (5:30am) and heard one of the neighborhood Song Sparrows singing. There are several around the broader neighborhood, but one in particular favors a perch that makes it very audible from my place. At … Continue reading

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Rainy Weekend and Collections

The weekend and today brought some much needed rain, with Sunday alone more than matching the entire total for May, and the three days combined totally about an inch and a half. I woke up a couple of times early … Continue reading

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Lepidoptera Pupa

While on a recent walk around an Indian River valley muskeg, Rowan and I noticed a pupa in a scuff mark along the trail. I thought maybe it had overwintered in the ground and just been turned up by whatever … Continue reading

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Walk around Town

It being Wednesday, I walked down to the Backdoor to have a burrito for lunch. On the way, I was able to get decent looks at a Yellow Warbler singing while foraging in the large willow tree just down the … Continue reading

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Conifer Seedling Weevil (Steremnius carinatus)

I noticed this little critter making its way through some gravel adjacent to a forested area. I’m not sure where it was going, but I recognized it was a snout beetle of some sort. Some photos posted on bugguide got … Continue reading

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