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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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Saturday morning walk at Chesnut Park

The water was almost gone in May due to the drought we were having. Most of the little ponds were dried up and the deer were grazing in the pond. Most of the plants were looking parched. Little critters. I … Continue reading

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Lettuce Lake Park

The usual suspects at the lake. There wasn’t many little birds there but I did catch the above northern parula and carolina wren. A few wood ducks floating around. Teeny tiny critters along the boardwalk. Just a few things from … 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 Saturday morning walk at Chesnut Park

A dragonfly blending in. Cardinals on the boardwalk. Dirty faced squirrel. Pretty in the pond. Hanging on. I was having a conversation with this limpkin on the dock. He stayed and listened for a while until someone walked up with … Continue reading

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Assorted critters at the Botanical Gardens

It was very quiet on my walk around the Botanical Gardens in Largo in late August. I did manage to find a few fun critters hanging around in the heat.  Linking to Paying Ready Attention

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Tiny flying things at Lettuce Lake Park

Prothonotary warblers nest at this park so you can usually find a few around the boardwalk. Creepy wasp nest. Butterflies and a dragonfly along the boardwalk. A very  young bird. I think this is a blue gray gnatcatcher. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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No birds at Chesnut Park in June

Most of the birds must have gone north for the summer.  The park was very quiet on a Saturday morning in June.  So I started looking for little critters. Someone had been on the boardwalk before me and left peanuts … Continue reading

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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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Tiny flying critters

The Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo has become one of my favorite spots to work on my butterfly and flower shots. The volunteers there have done an amazing job with the butterfly garden in front of the activities building. After … Continue reading

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