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All These Flying Things…

…and a few more that wouldn’t sit still for the camera. One of my favorite things to do is to observe all of the representatives of Kingdom Animalia – the insects and reptiles and birds and amphibians and small (and … Continue reading

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Nelson’s Hairstreak

This particular plant is covered with these beauties.¬† I gave identification a shot, but realized quickly that I’m not very good at butterfly ID, so I wrote to fellow MG Kathy, who is a butterfly enthusiast and expert.¬† She identified … Continue reading

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Apologies to the Ants

Poking around the garden just now, I moved a particular rusted cooking pan… I don’t know much about ant architecture, but apparently this¬†minimalist shelter was the perfect spot for an ant nursery, piled high with the kind of juicy pupae … Continue reading

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