Today’s photos are of the Jamaican News Bug (Gymnetis lanius beetle) on the blossoms of the Moringa oleifera (Miracle Tree). View of its back. The four black spots on the thorax are diagnostic for this Scarabaeidae family specie of beetles. View of its bottom I read that this beetle is endemic to Jamaica, and because… Read More Photos: The Gymnetis Lanius Beetle On Moringa Blossoms
First photo: This photo is of a young Cannabis plant I found growing on our hillside at the back of our home which I transplanted into a flower pot on our balcony. I read that the seeds of the cannabis flower are usually dispersed by birds and maybe that is how it germinated in our hill.… Read More Six Photos In June
Today I share a couple of random photos which were taken all around our home. Photo #1) Title: Stout Shadow, Slender Insect. A picture of a black insect on our wall. The insect may be a long-necked seed bug. Photo #2) Title: Albino Woodlouse On The Underside Of A Rock Photo #3) Title: The Dusty Web… Read More A Few Random Photos On May Day
Today’s photos on Valentime’s Day selected for the chorus of John Legend’s song “All Of Me“. Dedicated to those who are truly in love.
They say that birds cannot smile because they do not have lips; but whenever we give our lovebirds a treat, they make the happiest sounding chirps, and crack open their beaks in adorable ways that look like cute “smiles”. Todays photos show our lovebirds enjoying their treat of a palm branch. (Please note that they… Read More “Smiling” Lovebirds
Today’s photo shows a moth that I’m seeing for the very first time, I don’t know what specie it is. This moth is pink in colour with a few splashes of yellow, it also has black spots of various sizes on its wings, and a black wooly head. However, when I mentioned the sighting of… Read More A Pink Moth With Black Afro
Today’s photo shows a snail crawling gingerly accross our lawn. We have various types of snails all around our yard, and we see them quite frequently, especially in the mornings after we receive rains during the night. As I drew closer to the snail to take a few more pictures of it, I observed that… Read More Frilly Foot Or Are They Snail “Toes”?