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A Morning in Nature

I spent the morning walking around in nature today. I was mostly looking for butterflies, but it was not a good day for them. May is always a time of low butterfly numbers, and it was too cloudy for those … Continue reading

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Recent Activity.

As summer slips past some critters are at the peak of their activity.  I have been doing a lot of travelling, but have still been able to get a few photos in here and there. I saw this eastern tailed-blue … Continue reading

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Recent Butterflies

I have been lucky enough to have some time to photograph butterflies recently, and here are a few I have seen. This red-spotted purple was at The Ledges on Sunday. This eastern tiger swallowtail was visiting a wild bergamot in … Continue reading

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A Good Butterfly on a Bad Day for Butterflies

This morning I wanted to take pictures of butterflies but the weather was not right for it.  It had been rainy and misty, and while the rain had stopped the ground was still wet and it was still cloudy.  I … Continue reading

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The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

We have had some very hot weather here lately.  Monday through Wednesday were awful.  High temperatures were near 100 degrees F.  When I took my camera outside to take pictures the lens would fog over. Finally on Thursday we got … Continue reading

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A good day for butterflies

Today was very warm–highs in the 90’s.  That made it a very good day for butterflies. This Peck’s skipper was flitting around the flower garden.  I used a flash because it was down in a shady part of the weeds … Continue reading

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