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At Picture Canyon

In writing about my recent photo hike at Picture Canyon, I run the risk of getting a questionable reputation: I’m that unusual woman who likes to hang out at wastewater treatment plants. 554 more words


Winterberry Fruit Brightening the Landscape

Winterberry (Ilex verticilatta) fruits mature in late summer and early fall, but they are much more evident now that most of the leaves have fallen off this deciduous member of the Holly family. 70 more words

Flowering Plants

The Pole Sitter

Over the years, I have truly enjoyed watching and photographing the birds in our own backyard so very much.  A few years ago, we installed a couple of wooden poles in strategic spots in the yard in an attempt to train our male poodle to “use” them instead of some new plants that we had just planted, and while that was a successful project in that respect, we also soon witnessed several birds that seemed to rather enjoy just perching on top of the poles. 167 more words


American Robin #49

A well fed young American Robin that was hanging around in the back yard this past summer for some time. I think that they are pretty cool looking when they are younger. Lovely chest colorations.


American Robin

I saw my first Robin of Fall this week. In North Central Florida I only see Robins in the fall and winter. This Robin look very tired and thirsty. 22 more words


A fine morning at Colonel Samuel Smith Park

It’s always a treat to sojourn at Colonel Sam Smith Park, despite the windy, cool, overcast conditions, # perfect autumn morning.

As the song birds were reticent to leave the safety of the shrubbery, my main focus was the waterfowl. 161 more words

Ontario Birds

Memory Lane


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