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Today was so beautiful, I got the itch…..you know the kind, where nature is calling, “hey you with camera, yea you, get a shot of me”.  338 more words


Butterflies Trick Ants to Devour Young and Be Served as Queens

New studies suggest that different butterfly species utilize sound to hide from ants so that they can devour young ant pupa or trick the ant workers into serving them like queens. 630 more words

Wildlife Conservation

Bee Verges...great initiative by Plymouth Council..

Noticed in the local newspaper, that Plymouth City council workers are creating roadside ‘Bee Verges’.
Built to appeal to bees, hover-flies and butterflies they will consist of wild flowers such as knapweed, red clover and birdsfoot trefoil, which will provide the bees and other insects with pollen and nectar. 13 more words


Just Add Ink 209

Another challenge and I’m back at Just Add Ink.  When I saw that the challenge was ‘layers’, I was corralling the kids into bed, whipping through the dishes & off to the craft table.  97 more words


Florida Flutter-Byes

I have been spending downtime editing photographs that should have been edited, uploaded, and filed years ago.  This series of Florida butterflies (and one moth) is from that effort.


Painted Lady, Vanessa cardui cardui

There is a joy in watching butterflies that is unique. In the public park at the waterfront, I jogged and panted all around several flower patches of petunias and lantana before the Painted Lady allowed me to get close and take her pictures. 73 more words