Great blue heron at sunset in Newport News Park, VA
Great blue heron perched on a dead tree at sunset in Newport News Park, VA
Macro of a spider spinning its web
Macro of an eastern swallowtail butterfly taking a drink from a zinnia.
Macro of a cricket
Macro shot of an unknown (to me) species of bee.
A red-spotted newt in Hidden Valley, VA. There were thousands of them out that morning.
A damselfly resting on a fern frond at Freedom Park in Williamsburg, VA
A colorful dragonfly in Freedom Park in Williamsburg, VA
Macro of a dragonfly in Freedom Park in Williamsburg, VA
A dragonfly about to lift off from a twig in Freedom Park in Williamsburg, VA
A colorful caterpillar macro
Two green tree frogs hanging out in the bottom of a pail
Macro of a black widow spider
Cicada just after emerging from its nymph stage exoskeleton around 2am. Note the very pliable wing.
Bumblebee macro. Check out the proboscis.
Bird on a feeder with a sunflower seed in its beak.
Black rat snake on Rich Hole Trail
Bumblebee in a morning glory.
A female gypsy moth spotted on the Rich Hole Trail in Alleghany County, VA. I let her live, but I thought about it for a while.
Crabby lil fella.
Juvenile snapping turtle just emerged from the weeds beside a farm pond near Tazewell, VA. Give it a look at the X3Large size.
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