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October 2014

Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve, Southern Pines, Moore County, NC  10/31/14

Painted Lady (actually seen in downtown Southern Pines) Crab spider Wasp (Campsomeris genus) Bee and wasp (Campsomeris genus) Aster

       
Bumblebee on an aster        

Durham, NC  10/28/14

     
Jumping spider, a female Phidippus otiosus Crab spider (Synema parvulum)      

Prairie Ridge Ecostation, Raleigh, Wake County, NC  10/27/14

 
Common Buckeye Fiery Skipper Fiery Skipper Fiery Skipper  

   
Flower fly (Helophilus fasciatus) Maybe an Ocola Skipper, but lacks markings Flower fly    

Durham, NC  10/26/14

     
Leafhopper (Graphocephala versuta) on a Zinnia petal. There is a trail of little eddies here that barely show.      

Durham, NC  10/25/14

       
Ant-mimic Jumping Spider (Synemosyna formica)        

Carolina Lake, Carolina Beach, New Hanover County, NC  10/22/14

       
Killdeers        

Carolina Beach State Park, New Hanover County, NC  10/22/14

 
Bee fly (Poecilognathus punctipennis) Common Buckeye Common Buckeye on blazing star Sleepy Orange  

     
Pond Ocola Skipper on blazing star      

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, New Hanover County, NC  10/21/14

Gulf Fritillary (ventral view) Gulf Fritillary (dorsal view) Plover Another plover Savannah Sparrow

   
Non-breeding Ruddy Turnstone Short-billed Dowitchers (Limnodromus griseus) Ailanthus Webworm Moth    

Atlantic coast, Carolina Beach, New Hanover County, NC  10/20/14

   
Willet with Sand Flea (Emerita genus) prey Same Willet, which shows tearing and joint dislocation injury. Maybe caught in a fishing line? Wave showing unusual pattern    

Carolina Lake, Carolina Beach, New Hanover County, NC  10/20/14

   
White Ibis Male Mallard Natural abstract art    

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, New Hanover County, NC  10/20/14

 
Common Buckeye Drone Fly (side view) Drone fly (front view) Tiny Wharf Crab  

Durham, NC  10/19/14

       
Eastern Phoebe        

Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment, Mangum, NC  10/18/14

Sleepy Orange Common Buckeye Another Common Buckeye Marsh view Another view

Durham, NC  10/16/14

     
Tiny orb weaver (Micrathena mitrata) Bowl-and-doily Spider       

Durham, NC  10/13/14

Smartweed and White Heath Asters Twelve-spotted Skimmer Same Twelve-spotted Skimmer Typical Fiery Skipper Anomalous Fiery Skipper

 
Gray Hairstreak Plant bug (Neurocolpus) Leafcutter bee Crambid Snout Moth  

Durham, NC  10/10/14 (local marsh)

 
Orchard Spider Wolf spider on smartweed Trapdoor spider Common Buckeye  

Durham, NC  10/7/14

       
Very young jumping spider (Phidippus princeps)        

Durham, NC  10/6/14

 
Common Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) Painted Lady Stink bug Katydid  

       
A 4-photo, 2.73 MB pano shot of part of the Third Fork Creek Trail.        

North Carolina Botanical Garden, Orange County, NC  10/5/14

     
The gate to the herb garden (3.23 MB, 5-photo stitch) Flower fly      

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  10/3/14

       
Jumping spider (Phidippus otiosus)        

North Carolina Botanical Garden, Orange County  NC  10/2/14

     
A section of the wildflower display Fiery Skipper      

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  10/2/14

       
Drone Fly        

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