20170703 Part 3 of 3: Nature photography near Britt, Ontario

Photo:  Looking upstream from the patch of milkweeds at the bridge over the Naiscoot River on Hwy 529.

On July 3 I enjoyed a few hours with Sudbury Photographer and Author Ray Thoms checking out butterflies on Riverside Drive and, after lunch at St Amants, along Hwy 529.  We both made lots of pictures so I’ve decided to post three parts,  each with about 16 photos.  This is …

Part 3  Along Highway 529 to the bridge at Twin Rivers (Confluence of Naiscoot and Harris)

I was surprised to see this Dragonfly perched on a milkweed leaf.  As good a place as any, I suppose, to capture lunch …

With an Ox Eye Daisy in the background…

Another ground crab spider was seen here (in addition to the one in the patch at “Reno’s  Corner” in Part 1.)

The spider was moving very slowly.  A minute and a half elapsed between the first and last of this triplet of photos:

 

Is it protecting a cocoon?  Is it preparing to lay eggs.  Only a naturalist knows.  Not me.  I will have to do some research.

I think that this is one of the Crescents Nectaring on Spreading  Dogbane …

 

One of the Meadow Rues that has a purple blossom alongside the pond at Big Lake.

Nice reflection of a Fragrant White Water Lily in the pond across from Big Lake.

Our native   Heracleum maximum, cow parsnip  (also known as Indian celery, Indian rhubarb or pushki)  , source of nectar for many  pollinators, showing maturing seeds:

A long-legged spider in the milkweeds.  I wonder why it is there.

Rorschach Test:

 

A photojournal of an adventurous green leaf weevil….

UP:

ABOUT:

and DOWN:

 

The elegant pearl crescent:

 

The above is Part 3 of 3.

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2 thoughts on “20170703 Part 3 of 3: Nature photography near Britt, Ontario

  1. You manage to capture the wonders we are priviliged to view ..one waits, sees and then marvels at all the wonders on display for us. Thank you so much. xoxo

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