Gosh! That's what they look like? I've heard of them, but didn't know what they looked like. Thank you for showing us.
It is a bit bigger than it looks in the picture. And they are quite noisy making a sort of buzzy sound.
Another wonder of nature.
Isn't that the truth!
It is strange, but for the last several years the June bugs here in North Louisiana arrived in May. Each year it happened, I was a little concerned about a connection to climate change. This year, the only June bug I've seen was two days ago. Now, I'm worried about the delay!
I found a site for kids that explains them a bit. https://www.bugfacts.net/june-bug.php And this site explains that they are called June bugs and May beetles! https://www.britannica.com/animal/June-beetleSounds like they can be destructive, but we've never had enough to matter.
They're late here. Starting to worry about them. :-)
I should keep track to see if we have them every year or not. I expect weather would be a factor in when/if they appear. So much to learn in this world!
That's amazing - but isn't nature always amazing.
Yes, it is!
Oh my, that was my Dad's nickname, he was a Junior and his family called him Junebug.
So many endearing things about that man!
We used to see a lot of them in San Diego, but not so many in Nebraska, which I think is odd. Haven't seen any in Oregon!Love, love, love your new header!
It is amazing to me what bugs live where, and how some seem to be everywhere. Thanks about the header. Apple blossoms are everywhere I go these days. And all the trees on our land are full of blossoms.
Ha...this isn't what we call a June Bug. Our June Bug is a big squareish green bug. I will post a photo when I see one. They should be emerging at any time.
There is a touch of iridescent color in the black. It might be green. But def not square.
Maybe it is just the angle of the photo.??
Oh, Nan, I absolutely adore June bugs! Problem is, they don't seem to live for very long. I love the totally unique buzzing sound that they make. What a Perfect BUG! Here's my toast to the specialness of June Bugs! (Also love that header photo!)
I had to go out on the porch and turn them right side up. Haven't seen them since, but it has been quite cool and windy. I love your comment!
love your headerand comments on June Bug
I have an irrational fear of June bugs. Ever since some of them got caught in my hair when I was a child. I know they don't hurt you but I start stomping and screaming when they come near me. My husband thinks I'm so weird.
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