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Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

Two stages of a Fragrant Water Lily. In the first, the bud has just emerged from the water and beginning to open. In the second, it is fully open. Advertisements

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Green Lacewing (Chrysopidae) Eggs

Green Lacewings (Chrysopidae) are interesting little bugs.  They are generally green but, some can be brown as they get older.  The larvae eat aphids, as do some adults, but generally they eat pollen and liquids.  They are called Lacewings because their … Continue reading

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Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program Calendars

For those of you who have been taking photos in the Peace and Myakka River watersheds, it’s time again to send three of your best to the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program Calendar contest.  The entries are due by July 14th.   … Continue reading

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Killdeer – Charadrius vociferus

The Killdeer – Charadrius vociferus is a small plover that makes it’s nest on the ground.  It is an attractive little bird that I can find near ponds and meadows pretty easily.     If they happen to be nesting and you get … Continue reading

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Nikon P7100 with the Nikon WC-E75A Wideangle Converter

I mentioned the Nikon WC-E75A and UR-E22 adapter in a previous post.  Today, I went to the Punta Gorda Nature Park to see how it had fared with the rains and flooding of Tropical Storm Debby.  It was hard to tell.  … Continue reading

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More with the Nikon P7100 and Raynox 150 macro lens

My first experiment (below) with the Raynox 150 on the Nikon P7100 convinced me that I should try it again.  So, I headed off to the butterfly garden at the Punta Gorda History Park to see what it would do. … Continue reading

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Sawgrass Lake Park

We were in St. Petersburg FL over the weekend for a get together and I took some time to look at the local parks.  One interesting one I found was Sawgrass Lake Park at 7400 25th St. N, 33702.  There … Continue reading

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