Photos / Sounds

What

Green Heron Butorides virescens

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 31, 2015 11:38 AM EDT

Description

31 Aug 2015.
Washington Crossing Historic Park, Bucks Co, PA.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Zabulon Skipper Poanes zabulon

Observer

keimwj

Date

September 2, 2013 06:00 PM EDT

Description

02 Sep 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Courtship--the female, in front, was rapidly fluttering her wings, while the male slowly opened and closed his.
Found on Impatiens capensis.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

May 19, 2014

Description

19 May 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Female.
6.1 mm head-abdomen.
Attracted to porch light.
Eggs are laid and larvae develop inside the larvae of several moth species, especially tortricids.
ID courtesy of Bob Carlson & Paul Marsh:
bugguide.net/node/view/923882

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What

White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis

Observer

keimwj

Date

September 1, 2012 09:01 AM EDT

Description

01 Sep 2012.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

May 20, 2014 01:10 PM EDT

Description

19 May 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Possibly Apantesis phalerata.
20 mm head-wingtips.
Attracted to porch light.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 31, 2013 03:33 PM EDT

Description

31 Aug 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
5.0 mm head-abdomen.
ID courtesy of WonGun Kim.
bugguide.net/node/view/833906

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 31, 2012 03:52 PM EDT

Description

31 Aug 2012.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
A female or juvenile. The chicks are out of the nest and begging for food from their parents in our backyard tree.

Photos / Sounds

What

Longjawed Orbweavers Genus Tetragnatha

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 29, 2015 08:07 AM EDT

Description

29 Aug 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Found on siding.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 30, 2013 02:15 PM EDT

Description

30 Aug 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
9.0 mm head-abdomen.
Found in wet grass at the edge of the marsh.
ID courtesy of Laura P.:
bugguide.net/node/view/833710

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 13, 2014 06:13 PM EDT

Description

13 Jul 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
5.7 mm head-wingtips.
Found on Verbena urticifolia.

Photos / Sounds

What

Jumping Spiders Family Salticidae

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 29, 2013 12:32 PM EDT

Description

29 Aug 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
4.2 mm. head-abdomen.
Still working on an ID for this little one.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

keimwj

Date

August 29, 2012 07:29 AM EDT

Description

29 Aug 2012.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
A really tiny fly found on Lonicera japonica in a clearing in the woods.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown-shaded Gray Moth Iridopsis defectaria

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 21, 2015 08:14 AM EDT

Description

21 Aug 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Male.
Attracted to porch light.
ID courtesy of Curtis Lehman:
www.butterfliesandmoths.org/sighting_details/1062557

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 23, 2015 04:54 PM EDT

Description

23 Aug 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Found on Acer rubrum.
possibly Thaumatomyia glabra.
ID to genus confirmed by John Carr:
bugguide.net/node/view/1128173

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 24, 2015 09:37 AM EDT

Description

24 Aug 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Immature.
Found on Erechtites hieracifolia.
ID courtesy of Chad Heins:
bugguide.net/node/view/1128099

Photos / Sounds

What

Tumbling Ragdoll Flower Beetle Mordella marginata

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 13, 2014 05:58 PM EDT

Description

13 Jul 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
3.5 mm head-elytra.
Found on Verbena urticifolia.

Photos / Sounds

What

potter wasp Eumenes fraternus

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 13, 2014 06:30 PM EDT

Description

13 Jul 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
9.2 mm forewing length.
Found on Vitis.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

keimwj

Date

August 23, 2015 04:58 PM EDT

Description

23 Aug 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Female.
Found on the underside of a leaf of Acer rubrum, where she was guarding her hatching offspring as they left the egg sac.
ID confirmed by Laura P.:
bugguide.net/node/view/1127409

Photos / Sounds

What

garden ghost spider Hibana gracilis

Observer

keimwj

Date

May 16, 2014 03:34 PM EDT

Description

15 May 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Male.
6.1 mm head-abdomen.
Found at night on siding under porch light.
ID to genus courtesy of Laura P.:
bugguide.net/node/view/921833

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 13, 2014 06:34 PM EDT

Description

13 Jul 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
3.8 mm head-elytra.
Found in the house.
ID courtesy of V. Belov:
bugguide.net/node/view/1126906

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 23, 2013 03:47 PM EDT

Description

23 Aug 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Female.
Found on goldenrod (Solidago sp.).

Photos / Sounds

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What

Derelict Eucosma Moth Eucosma derelicta

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 22, 2012 07:58 AM EDT

Description

22 Aug 2012.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
On lamp post in early morning.
ID courtesy of Terry Harrison.
bugguide.net/node/view/694505

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 9, 2015 02:19 PM EDT

Description

08 Aug 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Male.
6.5 mm wing length.
Attracted to porch light.
ID courtesy of Roger Rohrbeck:
bugguide.net/node/view/1126088

Photos / Sounds

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What

British Soldier Lichen Cladonia cristatella

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 19, 2015 08:25 AM EDT

Description

19 Aug 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Found on wooden shingles.

Photos / Sounds

What

Hawaiian Beet Webworm Spoladea recurvalis

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 20, 2015 07:30 AM EDT

Description

20 Aug 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Found on Rudbeckia.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Meadow Spittlebug Philaenus spumarius

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 16, 2014 03:13 PM EDT

Description

16 Jul 2014.
Tyler State Park, Bucks Co, PA.
Found in a meadow.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 21, 2013 09:41 AM EDT

Description

21 Aug 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.

Photos / Sounds

What

funnel weavers Family Agelenidae

Observer

keimwj

Date

May 15, 2014 01:41 PM EDT

Description

15 May 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Juvenile.
Found in a funnel web at the border of the sidewalk and lawn.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Swamp Cicada Neotibicen tibicen ssp. tibicen

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 19, 2015 08:21 AM EDT

Description

19 Aug 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Found on siding.
ID courtesy of Yazan Akkam:
bugguide.net/node/view/1125381

Photos / Sounds

What

Julia's Dicymolomia Moth Dicymolomia julianalis

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 9, 2015 01:26 PM EDT

Description

08 Aug 2015.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
8.5 mm forewing length.
Attracted to porch light.