a few colourful bugs and things....
Outdoor Ontario

a few colourful bugs and things....

gary yankech

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Just a few spiders and other insects from this summer so far.

Rainbow Bluets mating, Kirkwall
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Rainbow Bluets mating by Gary Yankech, on Flickr

Eastern Forkail, female orange form, Rouge Park

Eastern Forktail female by Gary Yankech, on Flickr

Pumpkin Spider, Rouge Park

Pumpkin or Shamrock Spider, Araneus trifolium? by Gary Yankech, on Flickr

Slaty Skimmer, Carden Alvar

slaty skimmer by Gary Yankech, on Flickr

Undetermined  Male Meadowhawk, Rouge Park,
these guys are tough to ID to species level unless you use a hand lens to check their appendages,
probably a Cherry or White-faced

Meadowhawk, undetermined species by Gary Yankech, on Flickr


Orchard Orbweaver, Rouge Park

Orchard Orbweaver by Gary Yankech, on Flickr

Hummingbird Clearwing moth, Rouge Park,
Not too many moth do you see regularly during the day

Hummingbird Clearwing Moth feeding by Gary Yankech, on Flickr

and lastly, I felt bad for decapitating this guy, only the second time I have done this.....
Carden Alvar Odonate count

A rarely seen Mottled Darner

decapitated Mottled Darner, * see comment for details by Gary Yankech, on Flickr

Have a great summer!
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Another Great series of shots...Gary
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JW Mills

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Very nice set!
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Indeed a great series!  I love the spider shots especially.  I'm constantly seeking out arachnids.
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