On the Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus), the wings are brown-black; hindwing is lobed. Forewing has transparent gold spots; underside of hindwing has a metallic silver band.
The Silver-spotted Skipper has a wing span of 1 3/4 – 2 5/8 inches (4.5 – 6.7 cm). The photograph of this Silver-spotted Skipper was taken at the Stuyvesant Cove Park on the East River in lower Manhattan with the Canon 5D Mark III with the Canon 100mm Macro lens.
The picture of these busy Honey Bees was taken at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. This pretty Honey Bee was photographed with Canon 100mm macro lens.
Common Eastern Bumblebee on Flower
The picture of this Common Eastern Bumblebee was taken at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York. This very colorful picture of the Common Eastern Yellow Bumblebee was taken with the Canon 5D Mark III with the Canon 100mm Macro lens.
Great Crested Flycatcher on Branch
I photographed this pretty Great Crested Flycatcher yesterday near the visitor’s center at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge using my Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with a 2X extender.
To hear the song of the, click on the arrow below.
Eastern Kingbird on Statue
The Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) is a sturdy, medium-sized songbird with a large head, upright posture, square-tipped tail, and a relatively short, straight bill. The picture of this Eastern Kingbird was taken in the Green-wood Cemetery.
During the breeding season Rose-breasted Grosbeaks eat a lot of insects, as well as wild fruit and seeds. Grosbeaks usually glean their food from dense foliage and branches. Grosbeaks usually glean their food from dense foliage and branches.The picture of this male Rose-breasted Grosbeak was taken at the Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York near the Dell Water using the Canon 5D MarkIII with the Canon 300mm lens with a 2X extender.
Laughing Gull Portrait
This very handsome Laughing Gull was photographed at the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey. The Laughing Gull’s species name is cachinnans, which is a 10-dollar word that comes from Latin and means to laugh heartily.