I went to Christiansen Forest Preserve with my camera today. It was humid and cloudy, and seemed ready to rain. It seemed a little too cloudy for butterflies, but I was hoping that I find something that inspired me a little.
This harvestman was walking along a leaf. It was kind of cute, but it wandered off rapidly before I could get many photos.
I also did not get a good look at this tiny beetle.
There were some unusual looking mushrooms along the trail.
I did see one butterfly–this red admiral landed along the trail and allowed me to get close enough to get a picture.
I wasn’t out long–less than an hour. It was starting to sprinkle by the time I quit. I am not sure what I was looking for, and I don’t think I found it. But I might have been close.