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0 1 Unknown Wasp

Unknown Wasp

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Small black wasp with yellow legs. Possibly a species of Sawfly.

0 1 Muskrat

Muskrat

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Medium sized, semi-aquatic rodent. Brown in color. Found mostly in wetland ...

2 2 Pipe Organ Mud Dauber nest

Pipe Organ Mud Dauber nest

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Mud built nest with long tubes resembling pipe organ pipes.

0 3 Tachinid Fly

Tachinid Fly

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Fairly large fly. Light head, grayish thorax, abdomen black with white bands. ...

0 0 Chipping Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Small sparrow, buffy chest and belly. Brown back, chestnut cap, black eyestripe.

0 0 Eastern Palm Warbler, adult breeding plumage

Eastern Palm Warbler, adult breeding plumage

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Sparrow sized bird. Bright yellow under parts. Brownish-olive upper parts. ...

1 0 Unknown Moth

Unknown Moth

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Medium sized moth. Light underwings. Gray fur on front half of thorax. ...

0 0 Juvenal's Duskywing

Juvenal's Duskywing

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Small dark butterfly with lighter yellowish spots. White marking on underside ...

0 0 Round Bullet Gall Wasp

Round Bullet Gall Wasp

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Very round, large marble sized gall produced by a tiny wasp. Bright yellow with ...

0 0 Unknown Moth

Unknown Moth

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Triangular shaped moth. Very long "snout". Extremely worn individual. Probably ...

3 2 Red Russula

Red Russula

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Medium sized mushroom. Upper is flat with a depression in the center, reddish ...

1 0 Unknown Oak Gall

Unknown Oak Gall

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Small, oval gall attached to a leaf of a Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra). ...

0 1 Darkling Beetle

Darkling Beetle

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Medium sized beetle. Black with a rainbow sheen on the elytra. Rough texture on ...

0 0 Unknown Moth

Unknown Moth

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Small, light gray moth with raised tufts of scales on the wings. Slightly ...

3 1 Reticulated Fruitworm Moth

Reticulated Fruitworm Moth

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Small moth. Yellow with an orange, net-like pattern. Darker blotches with lines ...

0 0 Ceramic Fungus

Ceramic Fungus

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Nubbly black growth with grayish-white tops on some of the larger, more exposed ...

0 1 Unknown Mushroom

Unknown Mushroom

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Pale, yellowish/tan, lumpy looking cap that was slightly sticky to the touch. ...

2 0 Unknown Mushroom

Unknown Mushroom

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Fairly large, tall mushroom. Tan cap with white flakes (scales?) along the ...

2 2 Unknown Mushroom

Unknown Mushroom

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

A Bolete, I think. Orangish/ cinnamon colored cap. Underside pores are bright ...

0 0 Mushroom

Mushroom

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Likely the same species as the previous spotting, perhaps an older specimen. ...

1 1 Mushroom

Mushroom

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Dark, mustard brown mushroom with a firm, dry cap. Yellowish-orange gills that ...

0 1 Mushroom

Mushroom

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Likely the same species as my previous spotting. Grayish cap with ridges. Stem ...

0 1 Mushroom

Mushroom

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Medium-small mushroom. Grayish coloration with a white stem. Ribbed upper, ...

0 0 Amanita Mushroom

Amanita Mushroom

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Orangy-yellow, shiny, domed cap with some scattered white flakes. Gills, bright ...

3 0 Green Frog

Green Frog

by ForestDragonBohemia, New York, USA

Medium sized frog. Dark coloration with some striping on the hind legs.

1 0 Winter Firefly

Winter Firefly

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Medium sized beetle. Black wings with a "golden pubescence". Rounded front of ...

1 0 Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Large blue-gray wading bird with long legs and a long neck. Black stripe over ...

0 0 Bronze Jumper, male

Bronze Jumper, male

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Medium sized Jumping Spider. Black body with white markings. Brownish ...

0 0 Six-spotted Tiger Beetle

Six-spotted Tiger Beetle

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Medium sized, bright metallic green-blue beetle with six white spots along the ...

0 0 Syrphid Fly

Syrphid Fly

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Medium sized fly. Dark body, Transparent wings tinted slightly brown. Dark ...

0 0 Green Midge

Green Midge

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Mosquito-shaped insect with a brown thorax and legs, bright green abdomen. ...

0 0 Jumping Spider, immature

Jumping Spider, immature

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Small Jumping Spider. Pale coloration with bold dark markings on the dorsal ...

0 0 Jumping Spider, immature

Jumping Spider, immature

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Small Jumping Spider. Pale coloration with bold dark markings on the dorsal ...

2 1 Pine False Looper Moth

Pine False Looper Moth

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Medium sized moth. Very dark, gray, warm browns with black zig-zag coloration. ...

1 1 Bare-patched Oak Leafroller (mating pair)

Bare-patched Oak Leafroller (mating pair)

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Very small moths. Striped black, gray and white or very slightly tannish. Moths ...

1 0 Bare-patched Oak Leafroller

Bare-patched Oak Leafroller

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

First moths of Spring! Very small, gray moth with some tan and black markings. ...

0 0 Unknown Mushrooms

Unknown Mushrooms

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Very small, brown mushrooms with bell-shaped/ conical caps. Dark stems. Outside ...

0 0 Gypsy Moth, female

Gypsy Moth, female

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Heavy bodied, medium sized moth. White with black markings. Introduced species. ...

2 1 Unknown Mushroom

Unknown Mushroom

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Smaller mushroom with a yellowish, domed cap with white flakes. Stem and gills ...

0 0 Ebony Jewelwing, male

Ebony Jewelwing, male

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

Large size for a Damselfly with broad wings. Body is a metallic green or ...

1 0 Assassin Bug nymph

Assassin Bug nymph

by ForestDragonNew York, USA

This small, spiny fellow was found creeping around on a leaf. This little ...

2 2 Mute Swan

Mute Swan

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Large white bird with a long neck. Orange bill, black face, mature adults have ...

1 0 Red-breasted Nuthatch

Red-breasted Nuthatch

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Tiny songbird with a reddish breast and belly, gray back, black cap and a white ...

0 0 British Soldier Lichen

British Soldier Lichen

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Very small bluish-gray lichen with distinct red tops. Lichens are actually a ...

1 0 Mourning Dove

Mourning Dove

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

One of the most common birds found in North America. Grayish tan with lighter ...

1 0 Dwarf Cinquefoil

Dwarf Cinquefoil

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Very low growing plant. Small, bright yellow flowers, usually with 5 petals (I ...

0 1 Leaf Cocoon

Leaf Cocoon

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Tiny leaves wrapped into a protective cocoon. Strung from twigs of the host ...

0 0 Filmy Dome Spider, female and male

Filmy Dome Spider, female and male

by ForestDragonIslip, New York, USA

Very small, delicate spider. Long, thin legs. Abdomen black, white and yellow ...

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