Home Field and Swamp: Animals and Their Habitats


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November 2015

Jordan Lake, Chatham County, NC 11/29/15

Wolf spider (Allocosa genus, species perhaps chamberlini) Spotted Ladybug Beetle Orb weaver (Neoscona genus) Wolf spider Two water boatman nymphs


Whirligig beetle Adult water boatman Spider, adult water boatman and sea snail    

Durham, NC 11/28/15

Jumping spider (Hentzia palmarum?) Same jumping spider      

Durham, NC 11/27/15

Jumping spider, with some processing Red-winged Blackbirds Adult Water Boatmen (Corixidae family) Water Boatman nymphs  


Red-winged Blackbirds Sunset      

Durham, NC 11/24/15

Red-shouldered Hawk Black Vulture Another Black Vulture Turkey Vulture  

Durham, NC 11/17/15

Jumping spider (Hentzia genus) American Goldfinch      

Durham, NC 11/15/15

Hermit Thrush at my window Same Hermit Thrush as it originally appeared      

Durham, NC 11/14/15

Northern Black Widow Rabid Wolf Spider      

Pitt County Arboretum, Greenville, NC 11/12/15


North River Park, Greenville, NC 11/12/15

Sleepy Orange Power line cut Male midge Cormorant: photo taken by Karl Gottschalk  

Pitt County Arboretum, Greenville, NC 11/11/15

Mating Common Buckeyes Common Buckeye Mating Common Buckeyes Female Fiery Skipper Male Fiery Skipper


Male Fiery Skipper Fiery Skippers, male and female Two Fiery Skippers and an Ocola Skipper Monarch Same Monarch

Washington, Beaufort County, NC 11/11/15

Maybe a black bass A younger black bass More of the same Others The middle turtle is a Red-eared Slider; the other two, Yellowbelly Sliders


Yellow-rumped Warbler        

Durham, NC 11/10/15

Dark Fishing Spider Jumping spider (Hentzia genus) Dwarf spider? Jumping spider (Phidippus aurantius), very small Tiny wolf spider


Antmimic spider        

Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Orange County, NC 11/8/15

Northern Mockingbird Partridge Pea      

Southpoint Shopping Center, Durham, NC 11/7/15

Flying toy        

North Carolina Botanical Garden, Orange County, NC 11/6/15

Eastern Garter Snake Cloudless Sulphur Flower fly Male Northern Cardinal Mushroom


Statue Orb weaver (Micrathena mitrata)      

Durham, NC 11/6/15

Spider, either Clubionid or Corinnid Crane fly Drone Fly among White Heath Asters Song Sparrow among Cattails Sweet Gums


Tree Young wolf spider      


Durham, NC 11/1/15

Carolina Wren Funnel Web Spider Green Lacewing larva Pond with duckweed Sweet Gums

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