Tag Archives: Elk Island


Golden Dragon

    I don’t often photograph larger insects, but a stroll along Elk Island National Park’s Amisk Wuche trail provided this specimen, most likely a Saffron-winged Meadowhawk (Sympetrum costiferum). It is also a rare thing […]

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Black-with-a-little-red-bit-in-the-middle Ant

If I were to use Ted MacRae’s new Revised Key to Formicidae of North America, this could be a hybrid between Formica meganigra (big black ant) and Formica rubra (red ant). Note the black head […]

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