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Fauna Friday: They Forgot the Words and They Also Forgot How to Get to Europe

Did you know that most species of plants and animals only live on one continent? When we’re young it seems like everyone, everywhere grows up with the same creatures we have in our own back yard. 339 more words

Fauna Friday

Day Twenty Three 30 Paintings in 30 Days

The mate to yesterday’s piece, “Fancy Flight – Female” watercolor 5″ x 7″ $50. Photo courtesy of Peter Levins on the great site Paint My Photo… 6 more words


Bird Count January 2015

Today was the belated monthly bird count for January at the Indian River Club, which was a week later than usual due to the holidays but still starting just before sunrise to make the most of the morning bird activity. 111 more words


Summer flashback

After a mostly gray, soggy and cold week, it was nice to find reminders of summers past in the photo files.  Each year, we enjoy the aerial antics of the… 50 more words

Cement Mixer

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

I shot this picture today Jan. 1st, 2015 from my Butterflies and Hummingbird Garden, using my Canon 400 mm Lens at 1/500 sec at f/7.1, ISO 1250… 10 more words


A Happy and Prosperous New (Birding) Year!

Only a few more months and these little flying jewels will be visiting my garden again!

The January-February 2015 issue of Bird Watcher’s Digest features an article written about an educator, friend, scientist, and birding mentor, … 97 more words

Bird Watching