Friday, October 23, 2009

Underestimated Habitat Value?

Seemingly sterile cityscapes may not be as sterile as they first appear:

While we are not sure if this shrub is native to the area we do know that it provides a valuable nectar source. We saw all of these pollinators in just a minute of observation!

Tachinid fly:

European Honeybee:

Queen Butterfly:

American Snout Butterfly (this was a first for both of us - what a cool critter!):

Gray Hairstreak Butterfly:

Wonders never cease, they say...

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