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Field Notes: Flora and Fauna

Original photo 11/5/17: Animalia, Stagmomantis floridensis – Larger Florida Praying Mantis. I stumbled upon this curious creature. She seemed quite enamored with me, so I put her in my pocket for a while. 8 more words

Darwin’s Studies: Charles Darwin Circumnavigation Geology and Natural History

When the admiralty sent ships to chart new territories naturalists were often taken along to observe the wildlife. One of the most famous examples of this is Fitzroy’s circumnavigation of the globe with Charles Darwin (1831-36). 409 more words

General Biology

Marsh Ragwort

Marsh Ragwort


A bright yellow flower along the river side edge (River Rivelin) of the Hind Wheel Millpond, begged to be photographed. Shot with wide open aperture at f1.8 creating some bokeh, using the 50mm STM lens.



Since it is the autumn season, I now have the time and pleasure to find little subjects of interest. As you all know, autumn is a favorite season among photographers – amateur and professional alike. 182 more words

Flora And Fauna


escaping the noise

watching nature’s performance

silence for the soul

Lauren Scott © 2015
Photo: Pt. Reyes Station, CA

(I decided to pull some Tranquility… 17 more words


Bath time

I spent a good deal of my afternoon walking around the beaches of Torre Abbey Sands and Paignton. It was a clear, sunny but chilly day. 117 more words


Prairie Heritage Festival

The Prairie Heritage Festival is an annual event hosted by the Coastal Prairie Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists. This free, fun, and family-oriented event is held each year on the first Saturday in November at… 376 more words

Flora And Fauna