Beautifully patterned paracantha peacock flies, or tephretid fruit flies, perform courtship displays on thistles.
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Common true katidids sing loudly from dusk well into the night. Enjoy their concert while you watch for Perseid meteors. Peak viewing is in the early mornings of August 11–13, with moonless, dark skies.
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