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A couple more unknowns

We’ve just spent some time in the north Georgia mountains near the North Carolina border. The weather wasn’t fully cooperative but I did find some interesting things on my walks. I noticed some specks of red in the moss and … Continue reading

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A small morning fungus

I haven’t identified this small fungus yet. If anyone can tell me what it is, I would appreciate it. EDIT – I found out from fungaljungal.org that this appears to be the mushroom formerly known as Coprinus plicata. I see … Continue reading

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Six-spotted Fishing Spider – Dolomedes triton

Just a quick post. I found this nice specimen of a fishing spider at Audubon-Pennington park in Port Charlotte. Apparently this species goes through a brown phase and a black and grey phase. I’ll keep an eye out for the … Continue reading

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A Tiny Bee Fly – Bombyliidae

I happened to be making a run to the recycling center yesterday and took the opportunity to stop by the Audubon-Pennington Nature Park in Port Charlotte FL. Since it was midday I didn’t expect to see many birds but the … Continue reading

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Blue Dasher – Pachydiplax longipennis

The Blue Dasher is a very common skimmer dragonfly. It’s found almost everywhere in the US. I ran across this male today in the county Extension Garden on Florida Avenue. He seemed quite happy to pose so I took advantage … Continue reading

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A few more bugs with the 55-200mm

For the last couple of days, I’ve gone out to walk around with only the Nikkor DX 55-200mm kit zoom lens on the Nikon V1. In my fanny pack I have the SB-N7 flash and the Raynox DCR-150 achromat lens. … Continue reading

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Hairy Maggot Blowfly

What a terrible name even if it is true. They are actually reasonably attractive flies. In trying to identify it, I discovered that you can tell the gender by the eye position. Today’s fund fact: The males eyes meet on … Continue reading

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V1 Telezoom size comparisons

In a couple of my posts now I’ve shown images with the Nikon V1 and Nikkor 55-200mm DX VR lens. I pointed out that I really like it on the body and was not concerned about it’s weight on the … Continue reading

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Let’s throw another curve

I had a chance to walk to the park today. A little later than usual. Not much activity but I found another nice curve picture in the Sea Oats. I had been looking out over the harbor and when I … Continue reading

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Nikon V1 with the Nikkor 55-200mm VR kit lens

The Nikkor 55-200mm VR is a common kit zoom for the DSLR range. I tried one on my Nikon V1 using the FT-1 adapter. I had previously tried other AF-S lenses but felt that they were cumbersome and the requirement … Continue reading

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