Small Butterflies, Fish, and Big Flies, Gateway Business Park, August 18, 2014

One of four small but beautiful Red-banded Hairtsreaks feeding on white eupatorium flowers at Gateway

One of four small but beautiful Red-banded Hairtsreaks feeding on white eupatorium flowers at Gateway

 

An uncommon Ocola Skipper, an immigrant butterfly from the south, visits the eupatorium at Gateway

An uncommon Ocola Skipper, an immigrant butterfly from the south, visits the eupatorium at Gateway

 

 

This was a VERY large Robber Fly that looks like the Red-footed Cannibalfly, Promachus rufipes, at Gateway

 

A Black Horsefly, Tabanus atratus

A Black Horsefly, Tabanus atratus

 

A large White Sucker with sunfish in a deep pool at a Gateway stream. The fish all survived a cloudburst and flood last week.

A large White Sucker with sunfish in a deep pool at a Gateway stream. The fish all survived a cloudburst and flood last week.

 

Another view of one of the White Suckers at Gateway

Another view of one of the White Suckers at Gateway

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