Category Archives: Spiders

Crab spider

As I walked through the tall, overgrown (needs mowing) grass, I noticed a blip on a blade of grass.  I looked closer and discovered a crab spider clinging to the grass. In this next shot, the spider has curled up … Continue reading

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Spider season

I saw this spider with its prey near the back porch.  It was fascinating to watch how it wrapped the bug it had caught in its web – spinning it around to wrap it up, then resting for a bit.  … Continue reading

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Black-and-yellow argiope

Early this morning I visited the local post office where I had found a lovely patch of weeds which included some spectacular milkweed plants.  I wanted to photograph the developing milkweed seed pods and look for other interesting plants in … Continue reading

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So many spiders

What you see here is a very large web in a tall coneflower plant.  Within the web are two spider egg masses which have hatched.  The spiders are already dispersing from the upper egg mass.  If you look closely at … Continue reading

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Pulling on the windchime

How odd . . . one of the windchime tubes is being pulled at an angle . . . and there is no wind blowing.   Look!  A huge spider web from the windchime over to the deck post. Let’s see … Continue reading

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