Andrew Trundlewagon's photos


  • Meloe, oil beetle, St Bruno, Oct 2017

    I don’t expect too many people to care for this one. First, it’s a beetle, second, it’s a black beetle. It is an oil beetle, (Genus Meloe, there are several species and they all look the same to me). When threatened they pump out a fluid from between thei…

  • painted lady 2 sept 2017 st bruno DSC 3319

    A painted lady butterfly, St. Bruno Park, This year we have had an extraordinary number of painted lady butterflies (Vanessa cardui).

  • showy tick trefoil st bruno sept 2 2017 DSC 2990

    Showy tick trefoil, (Desmodium canadenses) growing beside a lake, Mont St Bruno Provincial Park, Quebec. It is in the bean family, and this one is at the end of flowering and has produced seed pods.


  • the bridge st bruno DSC 2704

    The bridge

  • the blasted tree don valley toronto DSC 2903

    A blasted tree,

  • sunglasses DSC 3051

    Here's looking at you. (Photographed as found, not posed).


  • more beer DSC 0394

    The correct answer to any relevant question. (All questions to which it is not the correct answer being, by definition, irrelevant).

  • folkestone 2017

    Need I say more..

  • Giant ichneumon megarhyssa-Aug 2017 DSC 2219

    The female Giant Ichneumon wasp, Megarhyssa macrurus, possesses an ovipositor several times her own length with which she drills into the side of diseased trees to lay an egg on the larva of another wasp, the pigeon horntail. The horntail prey larva is ki…


  • Giant ichneumon megarhyssa-Aug 2017 DSC 2242

    The female Giant Ichneumon wasp, Megarhyssa marurus, possesses an ovipositor several times her own length with which she drills into the side of diseased trees to lay an egg on the larva of another wasp, the pigeon horntail. The horntail prey larva is kil…

  • meadowhawkDSC 1122

    Face of a meadowhawk (also known as darter) dragonfly (Sympetrum).

  • painted lady DSC 0763

    Dozens of these painted lady (Vanessa cardui) butterflies were feeding on burdock flowers, more than I've ever seen at one time before. According to the web this is the mostly widely distribute species of butterfly in the world, found on all continents ex…


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    A fflaming orange day lily, Hemerocallis fulva, has escaped from gardens and now grows wild in roadsides, the edge of woods (as were these) and meadows.

  • garden enoplog and the bee july 2017 DSC 0376

    A small spider (probably Enoplognatha ovata) captures her dinner.

  • foxglove bees-eye-view V2 DSC 0393

    A bee's view of a fox glove flower. The pollen sacs are empty and the stigma has opened.


  • Yamaska ragged robin-2 DSC 4787

    Ragged-robin, a European wildflower now growing as an alien in Canada. Yamaska, Quebec.

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    A vey wet musk rat- not a true rat but a large rodent that feeds mostly in water and lives in burrows on the river or lake shore. This one was eating grass on the lake side in park St. Bruno near Montreal.

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    Swallowtail


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