A Beauty on the Prairie

Images from today’s post comes from Prairie State Park in southwestern Missouri. I photographed there for 2+ days in early October and had a great time chasing prairie creatures and wildflowers … ok, maybe I didn’t have to chase the flowers … around the beautiful fall-blooming wildflowers. You might remember an earlier post where I featured a macro photograph of a Paper Wasp (Polistes spp.):

Paper Wasp on wildflower

 

Well, today’s post contains a couple more images of these little guys as they stayed busy collecting nectar from the many white wildflowers on the prairie.  Funny thing, I don’t recall seeing any on any flowers except these white ones! Hope you enjoy these images:

Paper Wasp, collecting nectar from a wildflower

Paper Wasp, collecting nectar from a wildflower

 

They sure stayed busy!

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Posted in 2012, Blog, Macro Photography, Nature Photography, Wildflowers
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