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After work walk at Sawgrass Lake Park

Little critters. Swimming critters. A scarlet tanager high up in a tree with a snack and a pair of doves that were flirting. A squirrel eating a branch. Stopped by Sawgrass Lake park after work in late May for a … Continue reading

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No birds at Chesnut Park.

Pretty things at Chesnut Park in late November.

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Flying things at the Botanical Gardens

A cat bird in the berry bushes. A young little blue heron in the lake. There is water under there. Tiny critters buzzing around. A house wren hanging on a Christmas decoration. This cute Carolina wren was giving me some … Continue reading

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Little critters at Bok Tower Gardens

There were Kermits in all of the fountains at the Gardens. You have to sneak up on them or they will jump in the water and hide if they see you.  I took the above with my 300mm lens so … Continue reading

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A hummingbird and other critters at Fort Desoto

Random things on the trail at Fort Desoto park. I saw the shadow of a hummingbird and waited a while before he moved over to the firebush and started feeding. The usual ships passing by the beach.

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Some new things at the Botanical Gardens

I think these are both a 5 stripe skink. This is the first time I’ve been able to get a shot of one. The top one is a juvenile and the bottom is an adult male. Tiny critters in the … Continue reading

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Fun stuff at Fort Desoto

Not a lot of birds, so it’s time to start taking pictures of butterflies. There’s always red bellied woodpeckers around. Osprey hanging out together. Heading out for a trip. The dolphin show at the fishing pier. A beautiful morning at … 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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What fall looks like here

In mid-December I headed out to Honeymoon Island for a long walk on the nature trail. I was hoping to see the eagles or the owls. Both should be nesting by now. The only thing I saw up close were … Continue reading

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Fun things at Chesnut Park

Showing off his snack. An eagle was sitting high up in a pine tree right over my head. It’s always fun to watch the birds swaying on the reeds. Other things I found growing around the park including the pink … Continue reading

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