All photo were taken in Hyde Park area during the last couple of weeks.
An American Dagger moth caterpillar
Young green heron hatched in the Osaka Garden still has a little baby fuzz left
A question mark on a butterfly bush
A good look at a hooded female merganser’s feet.
A female hooded merganser
We’ve had a couple of great egrets hanging around this past week.
Green Darner dragonfly–Large dragonfly that migrates south for the winter. Color of lower abdomen and tail changes color from purple to blue to silver depending on ambient temperature.
Painted lady on thistle
American lady on Queen Anne’s lace.
How to tell the difference between a painted lady and an american lady butterfly, from bugguide.net