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Messor ants moving the nest; more winged forms, leaving the nest; and more of the ants. Also, grasshoppers, sometimes with Formica Ants; & winged insects flying (Please help me with the ID!)

These images were taken the morning and the evening of 7/29/2010, and the morning of 7/31. Images of landscapes, flowers, birds, and more, taken on the same days, are collected in "A Day at a Time".
Harvester Ant Nests (Messor andrei) at Jasper RidgeHarvester Ant Nest (Messor andrei) from near Ground LevelSwarming Harvest Ants (Messor andrei)Swarming Harvest Ants (Messor andrei)Ant on Grass StemTwo Ants on Grass StemAlate on Grass StemAlate on Grass StemTick on GrassWinged Harvester Ants (Messor andrei)Winged Harvester Ants (Messor andrei)Winged Harvester Ants (Messor andrei)Winged Harvester Ants (Messor andrei) climb GrassWinged Harvester Ants (Messor andrei) climb GrassWinged Harvester Ants (Messor andrei) climb GrassWinged Harvester Ants (Messor andrei) climb GrassWinged Harvester Ant (Messor andrei) Takes FlightWinged Harvester Ants (Messor andrei) climb GrassWorker Ant removes Husk from NestHarvester Ant (Messor andrei) Faces the Camera