Incy Wincy

    Oxytate virens – elongated green crab spider   A rare encounter indeed! Another deadly harmless crab spider! 🙂 This little one was among some of the fresh lemon tree leaves I retrieved for the Swallowtail caterpillars this morning.   Ark.

Bugs, Birds, Butterflies and Bits n’ Bobs

Jumping Spider   Long Horned Beetle Virgil Kirby’s Dropwing. Fire Tailed Resin Bee Extremely harmless Scorpion Spider (Platyoides walteri) – even to Scottie and Nan. Garden Commodore. These butterflies have a Summer(wet) and a Winter (dry) form. First one I have seen this season. Tiny Lappet Moth caterpillar. Rescued from one of the cats, it is … More Bugs, Birds, Butterflies and Bits n’ Bobs

Sunday Smile!

A call to, ”Come and look who’s in the Table Tennis Shed!” had me grabbing my camera and tootling up the garden path. And when I saw this young lady, I was grinning from ear to ear. As you can see, only a baby. So sparse have the Rain Spiders been at our spot this … More Sunday Smile!

Incy Wincy

Crab Spider. 25 June ’19 So scarce these past two years that seeing this very handsome young lady among a patch of lavender had me smiling from ear to ear.   Ark