Good Time for a Trip

Judging from my final trip to Nisqually before my week-long trip to Colorado, I’m leaving at the perfect time. Though I did see a few Great Blue Herons today, I didn’t see many other birds. It appeared that they all had something better to do with their time:

In fact, the highlight of my day was discovering a huge wasp/hornet nest beside the trail, though it seemed more important to get by quickly than to get a real good shot of it:

Of course, as I’ve discovered several times before, you often discover the unexpected when you don’t see the expected:

This moth/butterfly, blended in with the falling leaves so well that I had a very hard time actually focusing the camera,