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Yesterday’s Bugs

Yesterday I went to Elk Rock State Park in southern Iowa to do some butterfly photography. This park has good numbers of a small, seldom seen butterfly called Henry’s elfin. This butterfly is found where its caterpillar hostplant, redbud, occurs … Continue reading


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Because it’s Earth Day…

…or maybe because it was a beautiful day and I could, I took a bunch of pictures today.  And I got earth on the knees of my jeans as I did.  And I got earth on my elbows as I … Continue reading

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A Bee Fly

I saw this bee fly tonight.  It looks similar to a species that I have photographed in the past. Bombylius major, but I don’t think this is that species–there is not a clear distinction between the clear and the brown … Continue reading

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