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October 2013

Durham, NC  10/31/13

An unusual Orange Sulphur Dorsal view of the same butterfly American Lady Checkered skipper on White Heath Asters

Durham, NC  10/29/13

   
Pine Warbler Tree Stink Bug Male Pearl Crescent    

Durham, NC  10/28/13

   
Northern Copperhead Same Northern Copperhead Same Northern Copperhead, about a foot long. The yellowish "tail" shows that it's a juvenile. Bumblebee on White Heath Aster    

Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Orange County, NC  10/27/13

 
Green Lynx Spiders: mother and spiderlings with egg sac Seven-spotted Ladybug Beetle Mating Pearl Crescents Nursery web spider (Pisaurina dubia)  

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  10/26/13

       
American Lady on White Heath Aster        

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  10/22/13

   
Orb weaver (Araneus miniatus) A hornet attacking a harvestman Female American Goldfinch    

Gulfport, Harrison County, MS  10/20/13

 
Plant bug (Polymerus basalis).  ID thanks to Yurika Alexander. Moonflower (Ipomea alba) Cuban Brown Anole Sunset scene  

     
Autumn Crocuses Same Autumn Crocuses Sanderling     

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA  10/20/13

     
Male House Sparrow Female House Sparrow eating an Ice Plant flower      

Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, MS  10/19/13

       
Great Egret        

Waveland, Hancock County, MS  10/19/13

 
Male Black-bellied Whistling Duck Female Black-bellied Whistling Duck Two Black-bellied Whistling Duck couples Female Black-bellied Whistling Ducks  

Gulfport, Harrison County, MS  10/18/13

     
Killdeer Semi-palmated Plover      

Buccaneer State Park, Waveland, Hancock County, MS  10/18/13

 
Gulf Fritillary Another Gulf Fritillary Little Yellow Flower fly (Eristalis dimidiatus)  

 
False Garlic Megachilid bee on goldenrod A view of the park from the road Northern Mockingbird, apparently pretending to be injured  

       
A chrysalis        

Gulfport, Harrison County, MS  10/17/13

 
Black Skimmer Black Skimmers flying Willet, plover and Sanderling.  Plover may be nonbreeding Black-bellied. Forster's Tern  

 
Sanderlings Trailing Wild Bean flowers Trailing Wild Bean showing bean pod Another pea family plant  

     
Hermit crab Common Buckeye, but a very fast flyer

Opelika, Lee County, AL  10/16/13

 
Green Lynx Spider, with egg sac Green Lynx spiderlings Honeybee on goldenrod Seven-spotted Ladybug Beetle  

     
Kudzu Bug Lateral view of the same Kudzu Bug      

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  10/15/13

 
Jumping spider Asian Multicolored Ladybug Beetle Caterpillar (Synchlora genus) Web among White Heath Asters  

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  10/13/13

       
Bean Leaf Beetle (Cerotoma trifurcata)        

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  10/11/13

     
Crab spider Scorpion fly      

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  10/3/13

   
Jumping spider, maybe Eris militaris Orb weaver (Micrathena mitrata) Stink bug nymph    

Durham, NC  10/1/13

Orb weaver (Tetragnatha genus) Dog-day Cicada Common Buckeye Honeybee on smartweed Mushroom on a stump

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