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Writing-on-Stone Hoppers

Continuing on my September southern Alberta tour, with some of the grasshoppers I found at Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park.   The go-to man for grasshopper knowledge in Alberta is Dan Johnson, and he helped ID most of the photos I’m […]

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One for the 0.1%

Found this dapper hopper at the Halfmoon Lake Natural Area on June 12 this year.  Says our local Orthopterid expert, Dan Johnson, in a Facebook interaction: “If I am correct judging from the photo, it is a good […]

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A Migratory Grasshopper One-hander

Grasshoppers can be a nuisance to photograph sometimes…   Even when you approach them as slowly and discretely as possible, you will find them sidling over to the other side of the stem–that’s if they haven’t […]

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Packard on a Bird Bone

I know enigmatic titles on a blog post are poor SEO, but…resistance is futile. This little beauty was sitting on the skeleton of a waterfowl, destroying utterly any advantages that its camouflage may have held. Packard’s […]

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Two-striped Grasshoppers: Ferroutage

‘Scuse my French (corrections accepted), but when I can’t think of a decent creative title for a blog post, I resort to Google Translate… This Two-striped Grasshopper pair were ideal photographic subjects, as they kanoodled in a […]

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Splat!

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