Flying low to the ground
Diving and swooping
In a cultivated garden.
The cabbage white butterfly. Most common butterfly of the day--missed most of the others.
On planted milk thistle
Nymph on some pansies
Singing high in the tree.
This is said to be the only Monticello tree that was alive with Thomas Jefferson. It receives no special plaque as recognition (the guide said "it's probably because it's so ugly"). The last surviving tree, a tulip tree next to the house, was felled a few years back. I'm using this book for the ID.
At least three males (and a female) in a cherry tree.
Sitting in the cherry tree with scarlet tanagers. Everybody likes cherries.
Growing out of a dead stump.
A reddish and a greenish metallic fly in a cultivated garden. In the same observation because I think they may have been the same species.