Aug 192012
 
Robber Fly - Captured Ladybug

A Bumblebee Mimic Robber Fly (Laphria macquarti) feeding on a captured Ladybug. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Mar 6, 2012 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Partly Cloudy Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Hunting Gender – Male Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris

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Aug 192012
 
Black-necked Stilt - Lemmon Lake

These Black-necked Stilts were observed at Lemmon lake in the Joppa Preserve. They were seen congregating with a number of other species of wading birds in the shallow water. Included among these were Great Egrets, juvenile Little Blue Herons, Snowy Egrets, and in one picture there are American Avocets in the far background. Observation Details

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