Category Archive for 'Diptera'

in a holding pattern

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

There’s a new post up at my travel blog Journey to the Center.

tiny curiosities

Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

Cerastipsocus venosus ~ Bark lice
This last few weeks, I’ve been fairly busy photographing insects and trying to deal with all of the camera downloading, image sorting, backing up of drives, etc… that is associated with digital images. I see so many things that I’d like to share, but am never quite sure just [...]

fabulous fakes

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

While hiking at the Baxter Conservation Area on Saturday, I photographed these two bee mimic flies (click on all images for larger view). I had hoped to have an ID for the fly in the top image, but so far, I haven’t found anything quite the same. However, I decided to post the [...]

just a couple of things

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

Today I’m just going to post a couple of things that may be of interest to some of you. I might have written more today, but I’m feeling a little “talked out” after last night’s slide presentation to the Ottawa Field-Naturalists’ Club down at the Canadian Museum of Nature. For those who are [...]

they make ‘em big out west

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

I haven’t posted much about insects seen during my recent trip out west, but I’ll eventually get around to that. No doubt, you’ll see more about them when I begin scrounging around looking for things to write about in another few weeks after the snow flies. I do have some insect sightings from [...]

mystery fly and crumby internet connections

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

What do flies and internet connections have in common? You may be thinking, “Absolutely nothing at all.” Well, read on.
I’m having a busy week here at the farm, so haven’t been spending as much time as I should doing my daily insects walks. However, I did manage to capture a couple of [...]

a small mystery

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

Today, I’ve got quite a lot on the go, so this will be a shorter post than usual. I’m hoping to spend much of today out photographing insects as the weather seems near perfect *AND* I have the “I and the Bird” carnival to put together so that it can appear *here* tomorrow! (Yikes!! [...]