Archive for May, 2012


Ebony Jewelwings (the Fat Guy Gets the Girl)

May 30, 2012

Some critters are very aptly named. Others, well, it can get a little confusing. Case in point, the Ebony Jewelwing. Now, everything in that name is apropos: ebony? the wings… [Continued]


Aurora Damsels

May 14, 2012

There are several species of damselfly that live in and around our local wet areas. They can be extremely difficult to tell apart, and I am often left uncertain as… [Continued]


Return of the Orioles

May 3, 2012

It has been an odd spring. An early warm spell in late March led to early blooming wildflowers and early emerging insects. However, a series of fronts in April have… [Continued]

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