Common Five-lined Skink, Plestiodon fasciatus (Linnaeus, 1758). Juvenile. Mason Neck State Park, Lorton, Virginia, USA. Photo by David L. Govoni ©2014.
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At Occoquan National Wildlife Refuge near the shore in a weedy area land side of the path.
First osprey of the year.
Harassing the coots (I think).
A small cloud of ground bees investigating the sand in the early spring sun.
A leaf hopper? Hundreds of these things were flying around, low to the ground, in the leaf litter and on tree trunks. A warm late winter/early spring day irruption.