This guy looks like he eascaped a predator or had trouble emerging from pupa. Covered in pollen! On Ashy Sunflower.
Climbing common milkweed
Injured or deformed, this butterfly had to continually flutter wings to stay balanced while feeding on teasel.
Using our kitchen window lights to get dinner!
Ready to bloom...
Soldier beetle on privet flowers.
On privet near woodpile, where she likely is making egg burrows.
A flower fly, feeding on privet flowers, stops to rest. This one is large - almost honeybee size.
Small spider on hood of my car. Raises up on legs and runs, then flattens when it stops.
Prairie Dock in Ohio, in May. Recording wildflowers before bloom to help others with ID.