Backyard Butterflies, "Critters", and Birds Around Harlingen - July 17th to August 19th
Gray Hairstreak #1
- This butterfly is pretty even with its wings closed...but...
Gray Hairstreak #5
- ...wait until it opens its wings!
Cassius Blue #5
- A strikingly patterned butterfly below...
Cassius Blue #4
- ...but with a subtle beauty above.
Common Nighthawk #29
- This baby Nighthawk was found on a rooftop by a friend of mine. Comments on the ID are welcome.
Common Nighthawk #30
- A view of the wing. Comments on the ID are welcome.
Bordered Patch #5
- A brightly colored butterfly...a fun addition to any garden!
Scale Insect sp. #3
- This "critter" drags its home around everywhere it goes. Comments on the ID are welcome.
- We had several rainbows during a rainy week in September
Mediterranean Gecko #1
- This dead Gecko doesn't show any signs of what caused its death.
Ceraunus Blue #14
- A very small butterfly that is difficult to photograph well.
Common Mestra #5
- The delicate underwing pattern...
Common Mestra #6
- ...and the bold upperwing pattern.
Bordered Patch #7
- A handsome butterfly...always fun to see.
Southern Skipperling #3
- Another small butterfly...comments on the ID are welcome.
Giant Swallowtail #9
- Taken at night under an outdoor spotlight.
Little Yellow #10
- A good view of the underwing pattern.
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