Mallard (you can't tell here, but it seemed to have a blue head.)
Monarch butterflies on bull thistle.
Longhorn beetle on Louisiana iris (our state wildflower.)
Pair of blue-winged teals, flying in front of a great egret.
American bird grasshopper (about 3" long.)
Skipper on Louisiana iris.
The Abita Springs Trailhead Art and Music Festival went well this past weekend. The weather was nice, the people were cool, there was live music & I came home with a few extra sheckels in my pocket.