It’s true that our summer New England wildlife isn’t as colorful as what they have in some places, such as the tropics. Still, we’ve got a lot of color here. You just have to look a little closer to find it.
I don’t know what kind of fly that is, but wow, it’s green!
Why do dragonflies come in so many colors? I don’t know. But they are all gorgeous.
This yellow flower is totally weedy, but also quite striking.
Poor purple clover doesn’t get the adoration that it deserves. It’s pretty, and insects love it. As a child, I used to pull the purple parts out and suck the nectar from them. Very sweet. It’s still one of my favorite flowers.