Category Archives: Insects

Male Widow Skimmer Dragonfly

I photographed this male Widow Skimmer Dragonfly on one of my walks near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I’m not good with identifying Dragonflies, so I hope I got this one correct. Theses are large Dragonflies that are common in this area. Widow Skimmer Facts The Widow Skimmer male is territorial, like most other dragonflies, and… Read More »

Eastern Tent Caterpillars

I see a lot of the Eastern Tent Caterpillars while hiking the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas during the spring. The Eastern Tent Caterpillar is of some importance as a pest because it defoliates ornamental trees. Damaged trees, however, typically recover and refoliate within several weeks. How I Got The Shot I was hand holding a Fujifilm… Read More »