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Technical Details
Canon 7D Mark II, Canon 300mm f/4 IS USM L w/1.4x EF Extender, ISO 400, 1/640 sec at f/11
September 2016 6 more words


Picnic Point picks

Picnic Point, on the western edge of Cairn Curran never disappoints. It’s been a resting spot for Latham’s Snipe recently and I’ll be checking it regularly throughout the autumn. 101 more words

Bird Observations

Love is In the Air in My Native Plant Garden

Last of the Valentine’s Day love series.

Dateline:  February 13, 2015*

It’s that time of year!  Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day 2015, so I thought I would share the… 351 more words


Dragonflies and their Crazy Eyes

Dragonflies live in a whole other world, one that makes ours look like slow motion.  Those big ol’ eyes are not just cute but also insanely advanced.

Roseate Skimmer Dragonfly (Orthemis ferruginea)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Roseate Skimmer Dragonfly (Orthemis ferruginea)

Male. Predatory in both larval and adult stages. Was landing on the dried stems of Ironweed. 39 more words


Citrine Forktail Damselfly (Ischnura hastata)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Citrine Forktail Damselfly (Ischnura hastata)

female. smallest damselfly in North America. Predatory in both larval and adult stages.

Adult Diet: Tiny flying insects… 43 more words


Hyacinth Glider Dragonfly (Miathyria marcella)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Hyacinth Glider Dragonfly (Miathyria marcella)

New to my buggy life list, I may not be overly excited that it has appeared at my place. 92 more words