Sunday, September 18, 2022

Photo Sunday: Black

Some animals with black in their common name:

Black Arches - Hodges#10295 (Melanchra assimilis)

Black and Yellow Mud Dauber (Sceliphron caementarium)

Black bear (Ursus americanus)

Black Blister Beetle (Epicauta pensylvanica)

Black Swallowtail - Hodges#4159 (Papilio polyxenes)

Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth - Hodges#8087
(Lycomorpha pholus)

Black-and-Yellow Argiope (Argiope aurantia)

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

Juvenile Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
I couldn't resist the duplication of species.

Black-etched Prominent - Hodges#7942 (Tecmessa scitiscripta)

Black-horned Smoothtail (Epistrophe grossulariae)

Blackjacket (Vespula consobrina)

Black-rimmed Prominent - Hodges#7922 (Pheosia rimosa)

Half-black Bumble Bee (Bombus vagans) and
Eastern Modest Masked Bee (Hylaeus modestus modestus)

Black-shouldered Spinyleg (Dromogomphus spinosus)

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

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  1. Wow! Fantastic nature photography ~ Xo

    Wishing you good health, laughter and love in your days,

    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  2. Wonderful close ups of all. I really enjoy seeing them.

  3. Hi Andree, What an interesting blog here, which I’ve found thanks to your kind comment on mine. Excellent images from a part of the world I’d love to know more about. Thank you for sharing and I hope to see you again on John’s Island. John

  4. Excellent natures growth, thanks Andree.

  5. Fabulous photos, you nailed the theme!

  6. That is a lovely post. A great theme!

  7. It's amazing how the natural world uses black, often to a very dramatic effect.


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