Likely too fuzzy to be identified, but it was an interesting insect, with characteristics of gnats (small size), flies (persistance and interest in food) and beetles(body shape)
Near the little hell gate saltmarsh
Collecting nectar from pussy willow catkins.
While working in the freshwater we found this little guy.
In this image a Great Egret is wading for a meal.
On the look out for food.
Inflorescence of smooth cordgrass in the saltmarsh.
Blue crab temporarily displayed for an education group touring the saltmarsh.
Monarch butterfly collecting nectar from asters in the little hell gate saltmarsh.
Cicada killer during the summer which was later seen having caught a annual cicada