I sat by Kokanee Creek today watching the dippers build their nest, displaying to each other and chasing a third dipper from the nest site. The warm sun and the roaring of the creek were my whole world while I sat there. 73 more words
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What a great thrill to see this Painted Lady (Vanessa Kershawi) butterfly at Opua.
The Painted Lady is a regular visitor from Australia, sometimes seen in sizable numbers from October till early December.It is considered that their natural range is below the tropic of Capricorn, on Australia’s Eastern States, from where they migrate south in the Summer – to temperature zones only slightly cooler in the far north of New Zealand. 140 more words
The cherry tree is in bloom. Stand under it and be totally covered in a cloud of cotton-candy pink with sound effects. The number of bees that are buzzing is so loud that you think that your ears are exploding or you are ready for lift off into the great unknown. 333 more words
March 16, 2015
The federal government on February 9, 2015 pledged $3.2 million to help save the monarch butterfly, the butterfly that migrates thousands of miles between the U.S. 354 more words