Wednesday, September 30, 2009

An Evening Visitor

Last evening we had a welcome visitor to the garden! We rarely see praying mantises here, maybe once every few years, so it was a real treat to spy this carnivorous insect on the window pane. It was a great opportunity to see the critter live, up close, and in person.

view from inside my office window

Follow this link for more information about these fascinating insects.

1 comment:

Rosey Pollen said...

This is a great photo and a great visitor to your garden. Gotta love those beneficial insects.