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Giant Ichneumon Wasp – macro – Antigonigh N.S.

Giant Ichneumon wasp - macro

Giant (yellow headed) Ichneumon wasp - Megarhyssa atrata  -  Female. This huge wasp, 6inch+ body, is drilling to deposit her eggs in a live grub or larva in the tree. The eggs hatch and their wasp larva eat the host insect in the tree for the nutrients before they chew their way out of the tree.  The female's Ovipositor or tail →

Nova Scotia Killdeer


The killdeer, (Charadrius vociferus) is a medium-sized plover, this one was in Antigonish Nova Scotia.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Ruby throated Hummingbird

Eastern Coyote – Eastern wolf

Nova Scotia Coyote

shot at Antigonish N.S. Canada

Eastern Coyote/Eastern Wolf

Nova Scotia Coyote

Great Blue Herron

Great Blue Herron