Accueil » Photos » American Snout - overwintering (yesterday)

American Snout - overwintering (yesterday)

American Snout - overwintering (yesterday)

We went to the wetlands late yesterday to see if anything was stirring ... and found a Shadow darner (!), two overwintering Snouts basking in the late-day sun, and one skipper. Plus some hoppers & plenty of mosquitoes. We had spooked the darner from his sunny perch - so we froze as he danced around a tree, waiting for him to perch. But alas - he didn't like us there and finally took off, never to be seen again. I've seen a few Shadow darners out there this Fall but haven't managed to get a shot of any of them. They fly in circles! Impossible to shoot unless they perch. And he could be the last one I see. Lots of white frost below us in the low areas this morning (35o on our therm). Have a great Friday!

(plus d'infos...)

Photo prise le 16 novembre 2017 (© Vicki's Nature / Flickr)

Voir aussi :
 american snout, butterfly, november, overwintering, sunning, shadow, biello, georgia, vickisnature, canon, s5, 3403, golden, orange, spots, two, little river, to right of hidden swamp on river side, soft, colors

Photos 3403