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September 2013

Durham, NC  9/30/13

Thread-waisted wasp Robber fly Orb weaver (Neoscona crucifera)    

Durham, NC  9/27/13

Red-spotted Purple Spined Soldier Bug nymph Wasp Same wasp  

Tussock moth caterpillar        

Greenville, Pitt County, NC  9/26/13

Buckeye caterpillar on Purple False Foxglove Female Fiery Skipper Seven-spotted Ladybug Beetle Variegated Fritillary  

Male Fiery Skipper Bee on Purple False Foxglove      

Pitt County Arboretum, Greenville, NC  9/26/13

Ageratum Cabbage White Cabbage White Cloudless Sulphur  

Male Fiery Skipper on Lantana Smooth Flower Spider Silver-spotted Skipper Balloonvine (Cardiospermum halicacabum)  

Gray Hairstreak Red-banded Hairstreak Muscadine Grapes    

River Park North, Greenville, Pitt County, NC  9/26/13

Rough Green Snake Orchard Spider Mystery wildflowers Orchard Oriole  

Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia)        

Goose Creek State Park, Beaufort County, NC  9/25/13

Green Anole Another Green Anole Carolina Mantis  

Bald Cypress: not sure what the white things are, but they seem to be part of the tree. Marsh Fleabane      

Washington, Beaufort County, NC  9/25/13

Double-crested Cormorant Female American Black Duck/Mallard hybrid Bluegill Lotus plants, now past blooming  

Probably a Yellowbelly Slider Arrowhead plantain?        

North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NC  9/23/13

Autumn Crocuses Lotus plants Jack-in-the-Pulpit New England Asters  

Red-headed Bush Cricket Spurred Butterfly Pea Pink Turtlehead Sharpshooter (Oncometopia orbona)  

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  9/23/13

Brown Stink Bug Arabesque Orb Weaver        

Third Fork Creek Trail (extended), Durham, NC  9/22/13

Jumping spider (Phidippus audax) Yellow-collared Scape Moth Yellow-collared Scape Moth Male Fiery Skipper Wasp

Female Fiery Skipper Diamond-backed Froghopper  Ocola Skipper  Orb weaver (Mangora gibberosa)   

Scorpionfly  Same scorpionfly  Arrowhead Plantain flower  Arrowhead Plantain seedheads   

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  9/21/13

Leafcutter bee Plant bug (Neurocolpus genus), with part of an antenna missing Honeybee Lobelia  

Orb weaver (Neoscona crucifera) Orchard Spider Planthopper Male Crab spider  

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  9/20/13

Flower fly        

Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Orange County, NC  9/15/13

Silvery Checkerspot Orchard Spider Red Admiral Carolina Satyr  

Flat River Waterfowl Impoundment, Durham County, NC  9/14/13

Bumblebee on goldenrod A male Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on a Bidens aristosa bloom Sleepy Orange on wingstem A swampy part, with Ludwigia peploides wildflowers  

Durham, NC  9/13/13

Turkey Vultures Black Vultures Purple False Foxglove Red-banded Hairstreak  

American House Spider American House Spider Drone Fly Crow warning the above vultures about my presence when I started to photograph them.  

Durham, NC  9/11/13

Carolina Satyr Dark Fishing Spider Moth caterpillar    

Katydid Orb weaver (Neoscona crucifera)      

Durham, NC  9/10/13

Bee fly (Anthrax aterrimus)          

Larkspur, Marin County, NC  9/8/13

Sweetgums, already showing fall colors Black-crowned Night Heron      

San Anselmo, Marin County, CA  9/7/13

Western Fence Lizard Western Scrub Jay      

Vista Drive, Marin County, CA  9/7/13

Cabbage White        

Larkspur, Marin County, NC  9/7/13

Asian Multicolored Lady Beetle pupa Bee on California Poppy Checkered skipper Flowers  

Fairfax, Marin County, CA  9/7/13

A mural        

Marin Art and Garden Center, Ross, CA  9/6/13

Peruvian Lilies (Alstroemeria genus) Rose Fiery Skipper Arabesque Orb Weaver  

Mill Valley, Marin County, CA  9/6/13

Street art Honeybee Wildflower Pea flowers  

Hummingbird Killdeer      

Stinson Beach, Marin County, CA  9/5/13

Heerman's Gull Small aster Store sign on the way back Adults pestering gulls  

Desert Sand Verbena (Albronia villosa) Ice Plant flower Nasturtium View of land behind the beach  

Larkspur, Marin County, NC  9/5/13

Gussied up version of an originally faulty photo of a restaurant sign Asian Multicolored Ladybug Beetle larva preparing to pupate Mating Asian Multicolored Ladybug Beetles Bee in a California Poppy  

Goldfish (Carp) Moth Conquistador sculpture Red-eared Slider?  


Durham, NC  9/3/13

Mating Fiery Skippers Sleepy Orange Five-lined Skink    

Durham, NC  9/2/13

Thread-waisted wasp Sweat bee      

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  9/1/13

Hackberry Emperor Leaffooted bug nymphs      

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