Thursday, July 06, 2006

Four Gorgeous Insects and one baby bird [please note I.D. correction- it's a forktail, not a bluet]

Lloyd Spitalnik writes:

Thought you'd like to see a little diversity of the park.
The first four were taken on 6/29/2006, the butterfly on 6/30/06.

Blue Dasher [dragonfly]

Eastern Forktail - female [damselfly]

Juvenile Katydid [sp.]

Not-quite-ready-to-fledge Flicker

Great Spangled Frittilary 6/30/06
All photos by Lloyd Spitalnik. For many more great pictures check out Lloyd's website:

Lloyd adds:
The Great Spangled Fritillary was at the model boat pond, in front of the concession stand. Nick [Wagerik] said this butterfly is "uncommon" in the park.