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Bee Feeding on Burnweed

16x19
Aluminum
250
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Bird Eating Berry

18x12
Aluminum
200
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Bird, Eating Berry (not “Bird-eating Berry”) A bird feasting on the bounty of berries.

Bristle Fly

10x13
Aluminum
150
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This particularly ugly fly is a member of the tachinid fly family. It deposits or injects its eggs into a living host insect, which, as the egg develops, eats the…

Carpenter Bee on Sunflower

19.5x12
Aluminum
250
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A carpenter bee in the middle of a newly opened sunflower.

Centipede

16x9
Aluminum
150
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Centipedes, with their multitude of legs and other long appendages are scary looking creatures. They move with amazing speed but are not harmful to humans. In fact, since their diet…

Chickadee

21.5x16
Aluminum
275
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This chickadee was feeding in a bird feeder in the middle of a European winter. It had no fear and was happy to stare me down.  

Contemplative Sparrow

16x20
Print under acrylic
250
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This sparrow was resting outside my window, begging for me to take its picture.
Corn tassel fly

Corn Tassel Fly on Paper

16x18
Aluminum
250
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These insects are beneficial to humans because they eat corn pollen and thus pollinate corn. Some varieties are predators of aphids, which damage corn. They are not wasps (although they…

Curious Wild Turkey

18" x 12"
Aluminum
200
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In a large field of foot-high grasses in a Metro Park, this turkey put its head up to look around. I was lucky enough to spot the red neck among…

Dragonfly on Lotus

26x18
Aluminum
350
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This dragonfly or skimmer is a Blue Dasher. It is perched on an open lotus flower. It certainly has a cute face, or so we humans might perceive.

Giant Waterbug with Eggs

14x17
Aluminum
225
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Giant Waterbug males carry the eggs (laid by the female) on their backs until the eggs hatch. They are very attentive fathers, while the females are off gallivanting around (see…

Goldenrod Soldier Beetle

16x23
Aluminum
275
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These are strikingly handsome beneficial insects. They feed on plant pests and pollen. Their scientific name (Chauliognathus pensylvanicus) includes the (misspelled) “Pennsylvania” because of how the bug was first reported.

Heron on Ice

20x24
Aluminum
350
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The heron in this picture landed on a mostly-frozen lake. However, the surface of the lake was more slush than ice, so the bird was slipping around and had to…

Honeybee on Red Flower

20x13
Print under acrylic
225
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Honey bee in the center of a flower, collecting nectar and pollen. Look hard at this creature because they are disappearing, along with so many other insects. This is a…

Japanese Joro Spider

14.5x17
Aluminum
250
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This is probably a species of orb weaver spider but I have not seen such a display of colors on any other spider. A display of colors is often a…

Lacewing

15x9
Aluminum
120
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This is a chrysanthemum lace bug. Note the delicate-looking wings. This insect, at 2-4mm, is fairly small and often hard to see.

Leaf-footed Bug (Nymph)

16x12
Aluminum
175
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An insect “nymph” is an immature form of insects that develop directly from eggs without going through the pupa or larva stages.

Leisurely Yellowjacket

14x9.5
Aluminum
150
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This yellowjacket wasp was moving in a leisurely fashion past a flower, probably searching for prey.

Majestic Eagle

16x25
Aluminum
300
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This may look like a painting, but it is a photograph.  

Potter Wasp on Yellow Flower

22x16
Aluminum
275
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Wasps are carnivores — they eat caterpillars, but they do drink nectar from flowers to quench their thirst and get energy. They are called “potter” wasps because many varieties build…

Puffins Watching the Sunset

25x16
Aluminum
300
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Note that some of the puffins in this group have their mouths full of fish, probably to feed their growing young. Puffins occupy the same ecological niche in the Arctic…

Sally Lightfoot Crabs

8x15
Aluminum
125
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Sally Lightfoot Crabs, originally identified in the Galapagos Islands, look like a kind of insect, because they are in the same phylum as insects, Arthropoda, that is, animals with an…

Seahorse anchored

200
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Shield Bug

16.5x12
Aluminum
175
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It is shaped like a shield. They are also called stinkbugs.

Smiling Frog

18x12
Aluminum
200
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Of course, this frog is not really smiling, though the angle and the shape of the mouth make it look that way. Still, most people who see this photo tend…

Spider Eating an Ant

24x16
Aluminum
300
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An ant falls prey to a spider in its web.

Spider Protecting Eggs

24.5x17
Aluminum
325
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  Spider Protecting Eggs — This spider is guarding its collection of eggs. It basically did not move for at least a week while protecting its future offspring. After the eggs…

Squirrel Sliding Down Pole

12x16.5
Aluminum
175
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This squirrel was trying to reach the seeds in a bird feeder. It couldn’t quite do it and wound up sliding down a pole like a fireman of old.

Swarming Ant

17.5x12
Aluminum
200
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An ant that was part of a huge swarm that had gathered on our door. This was at a time of year when newly-developed ants go out to seek their…

Tawny Emperor Butterfly

24x16
300
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I took this close-up face-to-face portrait in Germany. I believe it is a Tawny Emperor.