Further shots from Naramata

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The Rubber Boa I wrote about yesterday was just the icing on the cake of my recent trip to Naramata.

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Here is a large mayfly by the shores of Lake Okanagan.

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The owner’s friendly dog at the Village Motel.

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My first sighting of a very elegant myrmicine, Manica invidia

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One of the coolest wineries in BC!

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With the namesake!

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This is probably BC’s smallest ant, Solenopsis molesta.

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This gives an idea how tiny these ants are!

 

Another elegant myrmicine, Aphaenogaster occidentalis.

Framed spider art on a fence in town.

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A large tenebrionid in a defensive posture.

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A Cooper’s Hawk with some prey.

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