BC Day Long Weekend part 3: at the beaches

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Here is the balance of my weekend shooting, including friendly rabbits and cooperative bees and wasps.

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This rabbit and I made friends. I believe it is s domestic rabbit released in the park.

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It was very tame, and would eat blackberries from my hand.

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here is a huge aggregation of Ammophila on a dead tansy stalk.

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Of course, I have some Coelioxys shots.

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This one is thinks it is super funny.

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Here is a stack I took of a Coelioxys…I may try this again!

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A harvestperson at sunset.

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Beautiful dreamers.

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With lighting from either side, these Coelioxys look like they should be hawking Gatorade or Pennzoil or something.

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Random midge shot. Without a Cognisys, it is just spray and pray.

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The next morning at dawn, I found this sphecid (species ID anyone?) resting. These guys tend to be less gregarious than the Ammophila.

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A syrphid stretching.

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These two neonate garter snakes I found just a couple of metres apart.

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This fledgling sharp shined hawk was sitting on top of an RV, right above the open skylight. I wonder if the occupants saw it.

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Close up of Ammophila.

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A female megachilid on the beach.

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Impressive jaws!

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A newly eclosed cricket.