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Large, active hornets’ nest near South Cove trail at Radnor Lake

July 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment · insects

Bald-faced hornets, aka yellow jackets (Dolichovespula maculata) – and lots of ‘em – are active near the South Cove trail at Radnor Lake… so please beware! NOTE: The image at right is a photograph of the nest near the South Cove trail at Radnor Lake (Photo: Stephen Frasier; Sunday, July 29, 2012) As Steve D. […]

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Luna moth (Actias luna) at Radnor Lake

June 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Luna moth (Actias luna) at Radnor Lake · insects

As soon as Mike E. and I crossed the wooden bridge on our approach to the steep climb up Ganier Ridge at Nashville’s Radnor Lake, Mike stopped, whipped out his camera, and started taking pictures of a tree trunk. Huh? Upon closer inspection, I saw that Mike was photographing a large, uniquely shaped green moth […]

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