Cotton-Candy-Colored Vision
Suzan Bellincampi
Usually brown or green, Marjorie Spitz of Aquinnah found a katydid that was pretty in pink.
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Bug Sauce
Suzan Bellincampi
If you are keen on consumption, collecting pill bugs is not difficult.
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Soil Sorcerers
Suzan Bellincampi

Chilmark gardener Susan Straight has opened up quite a can of worms.

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Angel's Babies
Suzan Bellincampi

There is an angel in West Chop. Call her the patron saint of the monarchs.

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Some Very Hungry Caterpillars
Suzan Bellincampi

Caterpillars are eating my garden greens. More accurately, they are voraciously consuming every leaf in sight, leaving me almost nothing but skeletonized shadows of the leaves’ former flourishing selves.

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Don't Judge a Moth by Its Spots
Suzan Bellincampi

Well-named species make me happy.

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Don't Fear the Crane Fly, a Gentle Giant
Suzan Bellincampi

Crane flies are true flies in the family Tipulidae. They have been called mosquito hawks.

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Mourning Cloaks, First Butterflies of Spring
Suzan Bellincampi

Grand surprise is the less-known name of the mourning cloak, (also called a white petticoat), a butterfly that recently emerged from its winter hideaway.

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Missing Moths
Suzan Bellincampi
You might not know what you are missing! This winter we’ve had rain, snow, wild waves and wind, but something has seemingly disappeared from our lives.
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Autumn Arrives Draped in Gossamer
Suzan Bellincampi

Those that believe in magic know that faeries have been busy. That explains wondrous webs that have covered the fields on recent cool, wet mornings.

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