Ninigret Park in Rhode Island
A little experimental: I took a longer exposure of the previous scene (1/3 second) while it was very windy, to get a wavy effect. Enhanced the color curve a bit, but no other editing.
Praying Mantises are fierce predators. I can’t but help notice, however, that they look like complete goofballs.
At Ninigret Beach, there were a lot of birds.
We saw a wasp either laying eggs in a grasshopper, or dragging it back to its burrow to feed the babies. It was identified on BugGuide as Prionyx: