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Lovely Lady with a Band of Blue

A couple of female Tiger Swallowtails have been hovering about sampling nectar front the front yard flowers. The first lovely lady showed up early in the afternoon, with just a small nip missing from her left “tail.”  She spent most … Continue reading

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Ten Tiger Pictures

I have often said that the reason I blog about birds is because birds happen to be the animal that is plentiful in my backyard.  If tigers were roaming about the property, then they would be the featured creatures. Well, … Continue reading

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Let The Butterfly Visits Begin!

My hubby (who simply can’t take a trip to Home Depot or Lowes without returning with another flower to plant) has been humoring me by adding more blossoms that attract butterflies and hummingbirds to our front yard. Like this butterfly … Continue reading

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More Butterfly Beauty

I think my favorite thing to photograph this summer has not been the birds or the blooms, but the butterflies. I went for a walk this morning and saw several of these beauties enjoying my neighbor’s Lantana.  Like this female … Continue reading

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I Love Lillian!

Lillian Stokes, that is. Not only did she co-author my favorite field guide, but I also bought my bird photography camera (Canon SX 50 HS) largely on her recommendation. And now, just today, I got my Stokes Butterfly Book in … Continue reading

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