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April 2013

Durham, NC  4/27/13

Running crab spider        

Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh, Wake County, NC  4/26/13

Cabbage White American Robin      

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, Wake County, NC  4/26/13

Juvenile Red-tailed Hawk Large-flowered Vetch (Vicia grandiflora) Hovering Carpenter Bee Wild geranium Johnny Jump-up

Durham, NC  4/25/13

Male Common Green Darner Running crab spider      

Ebenezer Church State Recreation Area, Apex, NC  4/24/13

Long-jawed orb weaver Fowler's Toad Pine at the lake's shore Windsurfer #1 Windsurfer #2

Common Shore Tiger Beetle        

Durham, NC  4/24/13

Ground beetle (Calosoma scrutata) with inchworm prey Mating Asian Multi-colored Ladybug Beetles Pearl Crescent Jumping spider (Hentzia palmarum) Ground beetle (Calosoma scrutata)

Wolf spider  

Occoneechee Mountain Natural Area, Orange County, NC 4/18/13

Northern Cricket Frog Tachinid fly Pinxter flower Buttercup Tiny click beetle  

Trailing Arbutus or Mayflower (Epigaea repens), seen on the mountainside, obviously struggling Another Trailing Arbutus Teneral Blue Corporal    

American Tobacco Trail (miles 4-6), Durham, NC  4/17/13

Full-grown Leghorn Rooster and two younger ones, apparently feral but maybe recently escaped Young Leghorn rooster Wisteria Periwinkles  

Brown Thrasher Common Vetch Velvet ant    

Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Orange County, NC  4/14/13

Immature Blue Corporal Gemmed Satyr      

Durham, NC  4/14/13

Female Common Whitetail        

Johnston Mill Nature Preserve, Orange County, NC  4/10/13

White-spotted Slimy Salamander Same White-spotted Slimy Salamander Virginia Spring Beauty A trillium bud Orchard Spider

Common Blue Violet Canadian Violet Another Canadian Violet Giant Chickweed  

Durham, NC  4/9/13

Green Six-spotted Tiger Beetle Ant mimic jumping spider Weevil, Lixus genus White-lined Burrowing Bug  

Penny's Bend Nature Preserve, Durham, NC  4/8/13

Dutchman's Breeches Green Six-spotted Tiger Beetle Downy Yellow Violet Spring beauty (Claytonia caroliniana) Tiny scarab beetle (Hoplia genus)

Rue Anemone Another Rue Anemone Early Saxifrage Early Saxifrage Bee on a dandelion

Bumble Flower Beetle Common Vetch Mating click beetles    

Durham, NC 4/7/13

Field Pansies Field Pansy Buprestid beetle on Common Dandelion Pennsylvania Bittercress  

Tree seed Mouseear Chickweed Millipede (Sigmoria aberrans) Japanese Mazus  

Durham, NC  4/5/13

Anomalous violet Wild Mustard      

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  4/4/13

Jumping spider, Hentzia genus Moth (Psychomorpha epimenis)      

Mason Farm Biological Reserve, 4/3/13

Forget-me-nots Spring beauty (probably Claytonia caroliniana) Tree flower on a Common Dandelion Tufted Titmouse  

Durham, NC 4/2/13

Brown Snake Ruby-crowned Kinglet American Robin Pennsylvania Bittercress  

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