Seen in the Garden 2022

August 14, 2022

August 12, 2022

August 10, 2022

August 9, 2022

August 7, 2022

August 2, 2022

August 1, 2022

July 31, 2022

Cabbage White laying eggs!

July 29, 2022

July 28, 2022

July 27, 2022

July 26, 2022

July 25, 2022

July 23, 2022

July 22, 2022

July 21, 2022

July 20, 2022

The Striped Hairstreak is very small – the size of a thumbnail – and rarely seen in the UBG.

July 18, 2022

July 16, 2022

*Interesting fact*

Two-marked Treehopper Enchenopa binotata …”two spots” is a species complex, a group of nine species that are identical in appearance (as adults) while remaining reproductively separate. This particular treehopper is a bit of a oddity in that if the male and female produce offspring from a non-host plant, fewer eggs are laid but the newly hatched offspring could become a new species based on the phenology of the new host plant …

July 15, 2022

July 12, 2022

The Hooded Merganser and Great Blue Heron can be seen in the Desjardins Canal from the Urquhart Butterfly Garden.

July 11, 2022

July 10, 2022

July 9, 2022

July 8, 2022

July 4, 2022

July 1, 2022

June 29, 2022

The Acadian Hairstreak (Satyrium Acadica) is found across Canada from British Columbia to Nova Scotia however not often seen in the UBG.

June 28, 2022

Lady Bug eating Aphids – a good example of the predator – prey relationship at work.

June 26, 2022

Bumble Bee Mimic Robber Flies are also called the “assassin” flies as they lie in wait for unsuspecting bees, wasps and butterflies to pass by and then they attack.

June 25, 2022

June 8 -24, 2022

The Hummingbird Moth (Clearwing Moth) While most sphinx moths fly at night, hummingbird moths fly during the day. They feed on flower nectar, dipping in a long thin proboscis.

June 9 – 24, 2022

June 22, 2022

June 14, 2022

June 9, 2022

June 8, 2022

Jumping Spider by Mark Williams
Female Widow Skimmer by Mark Williams
Long-Legged Fly by Mark Williams
Spicebush Swallowtail by Mark Williams

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