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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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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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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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A new bird for Christmas

Not the new bird I was looking for. This phoebe was trying to confuse me. This mockingbird is not the new bird either although it looks like him from far away. “OH wait, come back. I think you’re the new … Continue reading

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A very quiet morning out

Two pictures of the same bird in different lighting. A downy woodpecker being cute. A young northern thrasher with a tiny bug in his beak. A blue jay with something in his beak. Climbing the fern ladder. Hiding behind a … Continue reading

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Birds and bees at the Botanical Gardens

One of the few birds I saw this morning. A mockingbird staring down at me. Dragonfly trying to hide behind his wings. I saw this bunny hiding in the water fountain. Can bunnies swim? He may have come through the … Continue reading

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Buds, Bees and Birds in Lakeland

“Hey lady, have you got a pass to be out here?” says the female anhinga. Looking right into the sun, I saw these two wood storks on the top of a tree. At first I thought they were building a … Continue reading

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Backyard visitors in June.

 A juvenile mockingbird on the fence. Taken through the bedroom window. This was on my neighbor’s fence.  I’m not sure what this is. It looks different from the mockingbird. The eye color was different. It looks bigger than a house … Continue reading

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No babies owls at my local park

Almost two months later and Mom owl is still sitting on the nest.  A week after I took this I stopped by again and she had abandoned the nest. No owl babies at this park this year. Last year there were twins. … Continue reading

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Tweeters and croakers at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Not a tweeter or croaker but still cute. I think he thought I couldn’t see him behind that branch. Blue jay in the winter. Sparrows landing on the feeder at the gardens. The feeders were busy but mostly sparrows and … Continue reading

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