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Bay St. Louis and Waveland, Hancock County, MS
These are small towns about 60 miles due east of New Orleans, LA. See the live map at the bottom of the page; click on the "See Larger Map" link to use.
Bay St. Louis 10/18/15
|CSX train coming through intersection||US and Mississippi state flags|
|Gulf Fritillary on zinnia||Ambush bug and bee prey on goldenrod||Backswimmer in pond||Frog||Frogs|
|Gulf Fritillary||Monarch||Painted Lady||Long-tailed Skipper||Another Long-tailed Skipper|
|Cloudless Sulphur||Ocola Skipper||Bumblebee||Common Buckeye||Drone Fly|
|Trailing Wild Bean||Zinnias||Common Buckeye on goldenrod|
Bay St. Louis 10/16/10
|Giant Swallowtail caterpillar, about 5 mm long||Chinch Bug, on the tip of an agave leaf. About 1-2 mm long|
Bay St. Louis 10/15/10
|Chinese Goose||Apparently a Canada Goose-Chinese Goose hybrid||Red Spider Lilies (Lycoris radiata), common wildflowers from Bay St. Louis to Gulfport||Mating Variegated Meadowhawks (Sympetrum corruptum)|
Bay St. Louis 10/13/10
|Parakeet, maybe an escaped pet||Marlin Miller made sculptures out of dead trees in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. This is probably one of them.||Red Spider Lilies. They are bulb plants, but apparently can survive as wildflowers, even after the hurricane.|
Bay St. Louis 10/9/09
|Long-tailed Skipper, wall at St. Stanislaus College, Bay St. Louis, MS, 10/9/09|
Bay St. Louis 1/11/09
These birds showed up at Cedar Point, a marshy area.
|Snowy Egret||Snowy Egret||Killdeer||Killdeer in flight||Another Killdeer in flight|
|This Killdeer flew over to a small clump of rocks off the shore. Great camouflage!||Laughing Gull in non-breeding plumage||Female Bufflehead|
Bay St. Louis 1/9/09
These birds also appeared at Cedar Point.
|Swamp Sparrow||Horned Grebes||Female Bufflehead||Brown Pelican|
Bay St. Louis 10/7/04
Long-Tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus) on Lantana flowers in downtown Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, MS, on 10/7/04. It's missing its right "tail."
Bay St. Louis 9/4/03
|Female Brackish-water Fiddler (Uca minax) Bay St. Louis, MS, 9/4/03. Thanks to Garrett Herth for ID.||Gulf Fritillary, Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, MS, 9/3/03. Here's a real survivor taking in minerals from the mud.|
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