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Road trip to Central Florida

A lone female painted bunting was eating at the feeder near the pond. A catbird on St. Frances’s head. Your basic mockingbird shot. There must have been a robin convention going on. They were everywhere at the park. Really cool … Continue reading

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Time for summer bugs

All of the flowers are full of the pesky little critters.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

This is NOT my house. I don’t even take the time anymore to put a tree. So I go to other people’s houses to see them. These were all taken last year inside Pinewood Estate at Bok Tower Gardens in central Florida. … Continue reading

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Birds and fish at Bok Tower

I thought this bird was going to be something different but I think it’s a palm warbler in his non-breeding colors. I can’t tell what this warbler is. Unfortunately, I did not get any other pictures of him. I think … Continue reading

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Pretty things at Bok Tower

The giant Victoria water lilies are planted every summer at Bok Tower. They don’t last through the winter here in central Florida. They are beautiful even though I caught them at the end of their cycle in early November. Raindrops … Continue reading

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Tiny flying things

  Tiny flying things at Bok Tower Gardens.

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A first visit to Bok Tower Gardens – Skywatch Friday

The bell tower building contains 60 bells and was finished in 1929. Looking straight up, it’s pretty tall. The details in the openings at the top have different birds. The gardens started out as a bird sanctuary by Edward Bok. … Continue reading

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