Wednesday, July 11, 2012

June 17, 2012

 Beetles mating on milkweed, Pole Farm aka Mercer NW aka Mercer Meadows

 Little glassywing skipper, Pole Farm aka Mercer NW aka Mercer Meadows

 Bee or bee mimic on a shrubby dogwood. I need to get out with some insect experts.

 Baltimore checkerspot on water hemlock. Previous years' photos of this butterfly are also on water hemlock.

Dun skipper.

The flight of winged creatures is enough to make me believe in God. Did you know that butterfly wings are clear? Their coloring comes from scales that lay upon their wings. I just learned that.

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