Hatch…

The last couple of days we have had a hatch of gnats going on….

 

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Actually, I am not sure what type of insect it is but it happens every year at this time.  They cover the Green Ash trees and fill the air.  They cover you when you walk outside and are kind of icky.  But this year it has attracted all sorts of birds…

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Bluebirds

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Pileated Woodpeckers

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More Bluebirds…

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Check out his tongue with the bugs on it!

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Did I say Bluebirds…

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Hordes of bluebird…

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Flickers, do you see three…

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Downy woodpeckers…

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More flickers…

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Creepy Crawlies…

We’ve had a bunch of different ugly bugs around here.  Here are the latest ones…
One big spider...

One big spider...

This guy (or gal?) lives on the eve of the house.  It is much bigger than a quarter…
A closer look...

A closer look...

He gives me the heeby jeebies every time I even think about him.
~~~~~Shudder~~~~~
But he seems to eat a lot of other creepy crawlies…so he stays.
Ant? with a spider...

Ant? with a spider...

The picture does not show the metallic blue of the creepy ant-thing.  It was hauling the even more creepy spider away for dinner.