Tag Archives: Xylena nupera

American Swordgrass Moth (Xylena nupera)

Last July, Connor found a caterpillar which we thought we might try to rear by finding whatever food it wanted it. It didn’t take too long to discover that what it really wanted to do was bury itself in dirt, … Continue reading

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Two Moths and a Bird

This entry is part 102 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

This entry is part 102 of 133 in the series 2011 PhotojournalWe’ve been catching moths in the bug napper, though the Xylena nupera was one that we got from a caterpillar Connor found. The Steller’s Jays have been coming by … Continue reading

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Grebes and a Caterpillar

This entry is part 91 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

This entry is part 91 of 133 in the series 2011 PhotojournalAt least three still-downy Pied-billed Grebes were hanging out on Swan Lake waiting to be fed by parents. Also today, Connor found a green caterpillar crawling on the sidewalk. … Continue reading

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