Unlike flies, I do not taste things with my feet.



on a live oak acorn. This little buddy was on the same acorn for 2 days straight, I guess he or she had some serious drilling to do.

Both genders feed by drilling into the acorn, and the females will lay eggs inside.

Help me out here, because I’d love to know. It was on the inside of the window, scrounging up dead bugs in the window sill to snack on.

Quite the looker, I put him outside afterwards.

Here’s some in-yer-face stuff for you. These are all from the last couple weeks. If anyone has some glorious insight as to what the unidentified guys are, please let me know. I spent way too long on BugGuide dot net, but lost patience after a lack of luck.

(Above: ? Below: Female and some kind of skipper)

Jill Wussow

Jill Wussow

Jill Wussow, 31, is a seasonal field biologist, nature photographer and nomad. She has worked with several federally endangered bird species (including the Golden-cheeked Warbler, Black-capped Vireo and Piping Plover), sea turtles, and bats all over the United States. She is rarely in one place for more than a few months at a time and her whereabouts are often confusing. Field work has given her great opportunity to travel often and meshes with her passion for wildlife and nature photography perfectly. Through her photography, Jill hopes to convey her love and respect of the natural world.

Jill Wussow

Jill Wussow

Jill Wussow is a seasonal field biologist, nature photographer and nomad. She has worked with several federally endangered bird species (including the Golden-cheeked Warbler, Black-capped Vireo and Piping Plover), sea turtles, and bats all over the United States. She is rarely in one place for more than a few months at a time and her whereabouts are often confusing. Field work has given her great opportunity to travel often and meshes with her passion for wildlife and nature photography perfectly. Through her photography, Jill hopes to convey her love and respect of the natural world.

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