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Weekend Critters

I was able to hit a couple of prairie areas this weekend and admire the creatures that live in them. One thing the wordpress blogging site does when you insert a photograph is to insert a photo caption.  By default, … Continue reading

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The Coolest Fly Ever!

Today I did a little bit of walking around with my camera, and came across what is probably my favorite fly.  These flies are pretty impressive. Mydas flies are huge.  This one is probably Mydas tibialis, the golden-legged mydas fly. For … Continue reading

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More on the Bugguide Gathering

We took a field trip to Brushy Creek Recreation Area (Webster County, Iowa) as a part of the Bugguide Gathering.  Brushy Creek is an artificial lake area with some prairie remnants.  At an area called the “Root Cellar Prairie” I saw … Continue reading

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