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A Wasp We Call “Hawk”   2 comments

Toranchula Hawk — Images by kenne (Click on any of the thumbnail images to see gallery.)

Big blue-black body 

With brilliant rust-colored wings

A wasp we call “hawk.”
(Toranchula Hawk)


(Regular visitors to this site will note that this is not the first time I have shared images of this beautiful insect. These images were taken yesterday along the Aspen Loop on Mt. Lemmon.)

Posted June 23, 2012 by kenneturner in Information, Nature, Photography, Poetry

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Capturing The Moment — Tarantula Hawk   2 comments

Tarantula Hawk — Image by kenne

This blue-black body wasp with bright rust-colored wings was spotted today atop a giant saguaro cactus on the Brown Mountain Trail, but no sign of tarantula’s. Not sure what he was doing way up there.


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