Moths from Fredericton area, late June 2017A few more moths non-light-related, i.e., outside "natural" encounters. Not that the other is a bad thing.
ARCTIIDAE Arctiinae: Cisseps fulvicollis - 8267 Yellow-collared Scape Moth
Lincoln, 26 June…DiscussionMoths from Fredericton area, late June 20171 LikeTwo Flies from McGraw Brook...IDed one, but…1. Flower Fly White-spotted Pond Fly Sericomyia lata ID provided by Stuart
2. I checked T. Murray's book, but there doesn't seem to be a match. Very windy, so image is blurry. It's Xylophagidae -…DiscussionTwo Flies from McGraw Brook...IDed one, but…3 LikesOn red oakInteresting
Underbelly!DiscussionOn red oak3 LikesMCDOUGALL LAKE, CHARLOTTE CO ~~ Mass Emerge…Friday, June 23, 2017 JD and I traveled to McDougall Lake and area in search of some wet weather odes. Stopped at several streams on route, but there were no shows. McDougall Lake is another spot g…DiscussionMCDOUGALL LAKE, CHARLOTTE CO ~~ Mass Emerge…2 LikesThyris maculataI hereby request to renew my membership in the Thyris maculata club. This was seen at Meadow Brook, Route 730, Charlotte County, June 25, 2017.
Spotted Thyris Moth - Thyris maculata - 6076
Tony and…DiscussionThyris maculata3 LikesHouse wrenI came across a singing house wren on the post road in rusagonis near Fredericton today in front of a private residence. I was unable to photograph the bird as he was hard to find in the leaves. The…DiscussionHouse wren4 Likes015 Black- billed Cuckoophoto015 Black- billed Cuckoo3 LikesMoths in Quarryville....June 24-26 20171. Synanthedon acerni - Maple Callus Borer - Hodges#2554 Joanne just got this one
2. Phaeoura quernaria - Oak Beauty - Hodges#6763 thrilled to get this one!!
3. Caripeta piniata - Northern Pine Loo…DiscussionMoths in Quarryville....June 24-26 20175 LikesRuffed GrousephotoRuffed Grouse3 LikesAmerican Copper - Lycaena phlaeas Quarryvil…My first ever!! About time!!DiscussionAmerican Copper - Lycaena phlaeas Quarryvil…5 LikesA Few Odes from the last couple of days. Mc…1. I found this pretty little one at McGraw Brook on June 21. As you can see it's a Whiteface..I've checked the wing patterns with Tony's diagrams and can't seem to figure out which it is. Thinking…DiscussionA Few Odes from the last couple of days. Mc…6 LikesVariety at my Blacklight in Quarryville...Ju…I did a posting up on Thurs. morning before I left for for the day. I was all set to post and pressed the wrong button...LOST it all!! lol Wed. there wasn't much before I went to bed. I got up ar…DiscussionVariety at my Blacklight in Quarryville...Ju…3 LikesTiger Crane FlyIn my 40W BL moth trap this am, June 22 2017. FrederictonDiscussionTiger Crane Fly5 LikesTufted Bird-droppingActually a moth, very rare in NB. Danny has one from 2 years ago:
This one i…DiscussionTufted Bird-dropping4 LikesA different looking Bee Fly - Thevenetimyia…Louis-Emile Cormier and I did some bog-trotting this morning at a small sphagnum bog just north of Cocagne, Kent County. Louis-Emile spotted this interesting fly perching low at the edge of the bog a…DiscussionA different looking Bee Fly - Thevenetimyia…6 LikesBembidion Beetle Boy its hard to find a genus not posted to BNB. Search doesn't show any for this one.
Reading about it sure described this one:
... very small ... yes 3 or 4 mm
... very fast ... yep! scurries all…DiscussionBembidion Beetle 2 LikesAllium Moly Yellow June 21 ,2017DiscussionAllium Moly Yellow June 21 ,20171 LikeSwamp SparrowphotoSwamp Sparrow4 LikesKilldeerphotoKilldeer3 LikesSong SparrowphotoSong Sparrow1 LikeMourning WarblerphotoMourning Warbler1 Like