This large American Bird Grasshopper was photographed on a Lake Lewisville floodplain. He was just one of what must have millions of grasshoppers—of multiple species—living in the tall vegetation in this area.

American Bird Grasshopper - Almost as Big

American Bird Grasshopper - Almost as Big

Observation Details

County Denton
City Lake Lewisville
Date Jul 20, 2013
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Clear
Habitat Water-Flood Plain
Type of Behavior Feeding
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article American Bird Grasshopper Observation Location