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BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON

We’ve seen several Black-crowned night herons this summer. They can stand motionless in the water for long periods waiting for a fish to swim by or else stalk with the best of them. 17 more words

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RED SOLDIER BEETLE

I believe this is a red soldier beetle. I saw one then a few more on surrounding plants. It’s been my experience that you never see just one. 22 more words

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WILD MORNING GLORY

Bindweed or Wild Morning Glory is a beautiful looking flower but can take over a garden, wrapping itself around other plants and smothering them. I saw this flower in the wild; the early morning light providing a nice soft box effect.

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LINE UP

It won’t be long before these mallard chicks set out on their own. We saw some when they were newly hatched but only a few times since. 48 more words

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EYE TO EYE

We got to the park in the early morning when it was still cool and watched as the swallowtail landed on the plant. If we had been an hour later it would have led us on a merry chase; as the temperature warms, butterflies speed up and don’t stay still for long. 12 more words

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FIELD OF WILDFLOWERS

One of my favourite things to photograph in summer are wildflowers. They will grow just about anywhere that has plenty of sun, including roadsides and big open fields. 12 more words

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BEETLE GALLERY

The intricate design in this tree stump was carved by beetles and their larvae. Although their designs or galleries are beautiful, these insects end up killing their host by destroying the tree’s ability to transport nutrients. 48 more words

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