Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Close encounters in a habitat garden 2010.

Common blue damselfly

Native solitary bee on coreopsis

Red Admiral butterfly on purple coneflower

The Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa) dragonfly eyeing insects for meal.

Green Darner dragonfly.

Eastern Tiger swallowtail butterfly.

Spider and a plant hopper on milkweed stem

Skipper, love that wing structure.

Monarch hiding in the spotted Joe-pye weed.


Blogger garden girl said...

great photo captures Gloria!

11/8/10 6:16 AM  
Blogger The Violet Fern said...

Love this! I find insects so interesting and hopefully someday will have a camera to capture creatures like these up close. The dragon / damsel flies are fascinating and your cone flowers beautiful! Is that joe pye in the last shot?

11/8/10 10:42 AM  
Blogger Gloria said...

Thanks Garden Girl.

Hello Violet Fern, I like your blog will add it to the side bar soon. Yes, that is Spotted Joe-pye weed with the Monarch butterfly hiding in the center.

11/8/10 1:26 PM  

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