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  1. Indigo Bunting (1st yr female).jpg

    Indigo Bunting (1st yr female).jpg

    Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) 1st yr female.
  2. Downy Woodpecker (female).jpg

    Downy Woodpecker (female).jpg

    Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens pubescens) female.
  3. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher.jpg

    Blue-gray Gnatcatcher.jpg

    Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea caerulea).
  4. Gray Treefrog/Cope's Gray Treefrog.jpg

    Gray Treefrog/Cope's Gray Treefrog.jpg

    Gray Treefrog/Cope’s Gray Treefrog (Dryophytes versicolor/Dryophytes chrysoscelis: Hylidae) Phylogenetically they are sister species and cannot be separated morphologically, even in hand. They also occupy the same habitat and range. Vocalization will separate them but when I normally find one...
  5. Ruby-throated Hummingbird (female).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (female).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) female. Ruby on offense.
  6. Ruby-throated Hummingbird (female).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (female).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) female. Ruby playing defense.
  7. Eastern Pond Hawk female being cannabilistic.jpg

    Eastern Pond Hawk female being cannabilistic.jpg

    Eastern Pond Hawk (Erythemis simplicicollis: Libellulidae) female being cannabilistic. 3.6-4.8 cm (1.4-1.9 in) long.
  8. Loggerhead Shrike (juvenile).jpeg

    Loggerhead Shrike (juvenile).jpeg

    Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides) juvenile.
  9. Ruby-throated Hummingbird (female).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (female).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) female perched at the edge of a woodland.
  10. Yellow Warbler (female).jpg

    Yellow Warbler (female).jpg

    Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) female.
  11. Ruby-throated Hummingbird (male).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (male).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) male perched in Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii: Malvaceae).
  12. Bold Jumping Spider (juvenile).jpg

    Bold Jumping Spider (juvenile).jpg

    Bold Jumping Spider (Phidippus audax: Salticidae) juvenile. This small spider is ca. 1 cm (0.39 in) long they range from 4-18 mm (0.16-0.71 in) in length.
  13. Firefly.jpg

    Firefly.jpg

    Firefly (Photinus dimissus: Lampyridae) also known as lightningbug.
  14. Ruby-throated Hummingbird (female).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (female).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) female nectaring Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii: Malvaceae)
  15. Admiral Grasshopper.jpg

    Admiral Grasshopper.jpg

    Admiral Grasshopper (Syrbula admirabilis: Acrididae) This slant-faced grasshopper species ranges in size from 2.2-4.9 cm (0.87-1.9 in).
  16. Ruby-throated Hummingbird (male).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (male).jpg

    Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) male. I am going out of town to a dog show with my wife and will be back Sunday. Keep clicking! Cheers! Stanley
  17. Tan Jumping Spider.jpg

    Tan Jumping Spider.jpg

    Tan Jumping Spider (Platycryptus undatus: Salticidae) female. Females range from 1.0-1.3 cm (0.39-0.51 in) long.
  18. Inca Dove.jpg

    Inca Dove.jpg

    Inca Dove (Columbina inca) We never made it to Alpine or Fort Davis. The day we were to leave a serious plumbing issue surfaced. Our plumbers were baffled and it took several days to diagnose the problem and several more to fix it plus we still have to get a water pump installed which still...
  19. Bumelia Borer.jpg

    Bumelia Borer.jpg

    Bumelia Borer (Plinthocoelium suaveolens: Cerambycidae) 2.54-4.0 cm ( 1.0-1.6 in) long. Photographed on peppervine (Ampelopsis arborea: Vitaceae).
  20. Green Heron.jpg

    Green Heron.jpg

    Green Heron (Butorides virescens virescens)
  21. Fractured Western Snout Moth.jpg

    Fractured Western Snout Moth.jpg

    Fractured Western Snout Mouth (Diastictis fracturalis: Crambidae) Forewing 9.5-14.5 mm (0.37-0.57 in) long.
  22. Five-lined Skink (juvenile).jpg

    Five-lined Skink (juvenile).jpg

    Five-lined Skink (Plestiodon fasciatus: Scinicidae) juvenile. They range in size from 12.5-21.5 cm (4.8-8.5 in) including their tail.
  23. Southern two-striped Walking-stick (female).jpg

    Southern two-striped Walking-stick (female).jpg

    Southern Two-striped Walking-stick (Anisomorpha buprestoides: Pseudophasmatidae) female. These walking-sticks range in length from 4.0-8.0 cm (1.6-3.1 in) The females average 6.7 cm (2.6 in) long.
  24. Carolina Chickadee.jpg

    Carolina Chickadee.jpg

    Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis atricapilloides)
  25. Northern Parula (1sr yr female).jpg

    Northern Parula (1sr yr female).jpg

    Northern Parula (Setophaga americana) 1st yr female.
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