I was trying to attract birds, but down came a spider. I think he’s a bark spider, but he could be a different kind of orb web spider. Bark spiders also spin big orb webs and my birdfeeder perch makes a great platform for an aspiring award-winning web spinner.
At first I thought it was an empty carapace from something that had hatched and flown, like a dragonfly. But then he moved . .