Mother natures ornaments, lol. (2 pics)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by bayouchica, Dec 21, 2007.

  1. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    I went out on the bayou this morning & found these all over the cypress trees.
    Can yall guess what they are???

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  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    cocoons?
     
  3. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
    Riverside,CA
    old mans beard?
     
  4. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

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    They're little cocoons. They make a little pale brown moth. I've seen other kinds where the worm will carry it around on it's back with little pieces of twigs and lichen stuck to it for camoflauge.
     
  5. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    here's a hint,

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    In the summer the trees on the bayou are covered with spiders, :eek: these are their winter houses,lol.
    When I first moved out here,I was curious & opened one.I thought they were the cypress tree seeds, didn't know any better. [​IMG]
     
  6. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
    Riverside,CA
    ohh did it bit you?
     
  7. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    no, it was cold that day, spider was moving real slow. He fell in the water & became fish food,lol.
    I don't know what kind they are other than it was a brown one. [​IMG]
     
  8. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
    Riverside,CA
    ohh ok. does it snow down there?
     
  9. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    the last time we had snow was back in 2000.We got an unusual amount of 5 inches. I'm in north Louisiana.
     
  10. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
    Riverside,CA
    wow
     

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