Eastern Eyed Click Beetle

I had a little visitor when I was out back hand washing the hummingbird feeders today. The Eastern Eyed Click Beetle (Alaus oculatus) is the largest of the 965 species of click beetles of North America. As you can probably guess, this one gets its common name from the pair of false eyes on its …

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Red-spotted Admiral

I've decided to re-launch this blog by focusing on logging my ongoing efforts to expand my skills as an amateur naturalist. Posts will focus on things I've seen in the Piedmont area of Georgia (since I'm spending most of my time at home during the pandemic) and have learned a little about. Today's entry is …

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