Waxing Moon & Luna Moth

The Black Light Insect Hunt was held last night under a waxing crescent moon. The temperature and humidity were perfect for a night out on the Wetlands. Chimney Swifts, along with a few swallows, circled overhead as the sun sank below the horizon. Bats began to swirl about, taking over the insect hunt for their diurnal counterparts. Bullfrogs called loudly in the water below. Slowly at first, but then with more frequency, insects began to whirl about the mercury vaporRead more