Fall will soon be here, and everything seems to be in a hurry.
It’s a cool, windy day. I have to confess, I don’t know my birds. These seemed to be one of the swallows.
I know some of the bugs, however. I think this is the transverse flower fly, Eoseristalis transversa.
This monarch caterpillar, Danaus plexippus, pretty much devoured this common milkweed.
This is a common green darner, Anax junius. Soon it will migrate south, joining the flocks of monarch butterflies.
This northern pearly-eye, Enodia anthedon, was trying to squeeze the little bit of summer that its battered wings would allow.
I went to the Lincoln Access at Saylorville reservoir, where everyone who owns a boat and lives within 50 miles had gathered.
The wind was strong, and dozens of Hagan’s bluets, Enallagma hageni were facing into it.
Rush outside. Summer will soon be over.