Hawk Mountain - Reading, PA
Looks like a stink bug or beetle.
In fact, it's shaped like a stink bug in every sense, EXCEPT the flaring shape of the rear pair of legs. All the stink bug ID photos I've been looking at have spindly rears... hopefully this will help when I find the right taxon.
Snake, near Dan's Pulpit
Part of the autumn ridge show at Hawk Mountain. Also, totally not an osprey.
Beetle, Pennsylvania woodlands. They were everywhere on this October day. One local nickname is stinkbug.
Purple capped mushroom (possibly Purple Brittlegill ) in Pennsylvania woodlands.
Red capped mushroom (possibly Russula emitica) in Pennsylvania woodlands.
Caterpillar in Pennsylvania woodlands. "Average" size.