Prime Orb Spider Habitat, Pt 3

In Part 3 of the Orb Spider posts, I’m sharing some images of another orb spider I found in my wildflower garden. So far, I’ve not identified the species, but as with most orb spiders, it has a rather ornate pattern on his back (which should aid in identifying it, once I get some time). […]

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Prime Orb Spider Habitat, Pt. 2

In Part 2 of this multiple-part series, I’m featuring a White-backed Garden Spider (Argiope trifasciata) found in my rural Missouri wildflower garden a few days ago: Orb spiders are so interesting to watch as they spin their magnificent webs. And many are so colorful, they seem to blend into the fall colors! Photographic Equipment Used: […]

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Prairie Orb Spiders

At this time of the year, the prairie orb spiders become quite active and webs seem to be most everywhere. This post contains some photos of their large, beautiful webs and I’ve thrown in one of the web owners. Here is one web that caught my attention in the early morning prairie hike: Located within […]

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Stacked Spider

Note:  I will be displaying/selling much of my artwork (framed and unframed prints, nature note cards, nature magnets, post cards) at the Lee’s Summit Art Festival on Friday, October 10 thru Sunday, October 12 (see details HERE and scroll down the page). With a hectic schedule, and working around potential heavy thunderstorms to set up […]

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Arboreal Orb Weaver (Spider)

If you missed a blog post from me yesterday, it was because I was on the road and unable to get a post ready. But as I prepared this post last evening (Sunday), I was serenaded by a young bull elk bugling away (I was in my second floor motel room, with the door open, […]

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