Small fly with large, colorful (primarily orange with spots of green and blue) eyes and sparse hairs covering the body. Body has a reflective quality with an orange tint.
Found on the George Washington University campus using a yellow pan trap.
test added on gnp
Not great photos, but I think the best fit is a black-throated green. Pine warbler also possible (?), but not consistent with what others reported that day.
Terrible photos, but b-t green is consistent with the few details that are visible and reports of others that day.
Terrible photos, but blue-winged warblers were reportedly observed by others that day, and the dark eye stripe seems clear enough.
This bee is commonly found on George Washington University grounds thanks to Hartmut Doebel's bee hives in Lisner Hall. They enjoy a diversity of plants and make honey for the Founding Farmer's restaurant in Georgetown.
This damselfly was very narrow and the size of the lavender leaf. The head is dark blue with black stripes and the tail is a bright, baby blue color.
This is one of the most common kinds of bees found in The George Washington University grounds during this season. This particular one was found in front of Monroe Hall. It is the size of half of a human thumb and has a lot of hair.
These peppers were the milder form of chili peppers and are as thin as a pencil and shorter than your pinky! They taste like regular peppers. (Mild ones) and have around 10 seeds near the stem
You will find lavender outside of the psychology department of The George Washington University. It is a couple of feet off the ground and the flowers are a very light purple color - characteristic of the lavender plant.