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Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, MS
This is a small town about 60 miles due east of New Orleans, LA. See the live map at the bottom of the page; click on the "See Larger Map" link to use.
|Giant Swallowtail caterpillar, about 5 mm long||Chinch Bug, on the tip of an agave leaf. About 1-2 mm long|
|Chinese Goose||Apparently a Canada Goose-Chinese Goose hybrid||Red Spider Lilies (Lycoris radiata), common wildflowers from Bay St. Louis to Gulfport||Mating Variegated Meadowhawks (Sympetrum corruptum)|
|Parakeet, maybe an escaped pet||Marlin Miller made sculptures out of dead trees in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. This is probably one of them.||Red Spider Lilies. They are bulb plants, but apparently can survive as wildflowers, even after the hurricane.|
|Long-tailed Skipper, wall at St. Stanislaus College, Bay St. Louis, MS, 10/9/09|
These birds showed up at Cedar Point, a marshy area.
|Snowy Egret||Snowy Egret||Killdeer||Killdeer in flight||Another Killdeer in flight|
|This Killdeer flew over to a small clump of rocks off the shore. Great camouflage!||Laughing Gull in non-breeding plumage||Female Bufflehead|
These birds also appeared at Cedar Point.
|Swamp Sparrow||Horned Grebes||Female Bufflehead||Brown Pelican|
|I saw this Long-Tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus) on Lantana flowers in downtown Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, MS, on 10/7/04. It's missing its right "tail."|
|Female Brackish-water Fiddler (Uca minax) Bay St. Louis, MS, 9/4/03. Thanks to Garrett Herth for ID.||Gulf Fritillary, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, MS, 9/3/03. Here's a real survivor taking in minerals from the mud.|
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