Monthly Archives: September 2010

Yellow-crowned Night Heron – Nyctanassa violacea

These are attractive little herons that would barely come up to the knees of a Great Blue Heron or Great Egret. They may be seen at anytime but are most commonly out in the evenings and early morning. I found … Continue reading

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Damsels and Dragons

The Florida wetlands are made for dragonflies and damselflies. They are both referred to as Odonata and look very similar at first glance and in flight. There are some differences though. The dragonfly has eyes that are very close together … Continue reading

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Little Blue Heron – Egretta caerulea

This is a very young Little Blue Heron. Looks white, you say? Well that’s how they look when they first begin their life. Gradually over the next year, the white feathers will turn to a mottled pattern and eventually the … Continue reading

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Caution: this contains pictures of a big spider

I know that a lot of people are sensitive about them and felt that, with great power demanding great responsibility, that you should be warned. I found this beauty at the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Most folks go … Continue reading

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Ponce De Leon Park, Punta Gorda

I spend a lot of time here. It’s 1.25 miles from my home and the turnaround point on my morning walk. The 10 acre park is home to The Peace River Wildlife Center which is a wildlife rescue facility. The … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Geee, I seem to remember those words from a long time ago when I was a programmer.  Now, I’m retired and living in Punta Gorda Fl where I play at nature photography. This blog will be used to show some … Continue reading

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