Tag Archives: spider

Misty Mornings

The polar vortex up north has brought SW Florida some foggy mornings.  Not usually good for a photographer.  Looking out across the canal if was difficult to any detail at 100 yards even with the sun well above the horizon. … Continue reading

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Spider webs and other things they do with silk

Everyone knows the iconic image of an orb weaver spiders web. Like this one from a golden silk orb weaver. But not all spiders spin webs like that. For example, here is a jumping spider I found this morning. It … Continue reading

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Spatter Dock surprise

The hunting areas of the Babcock-Webb WMA are open now so I went out to see what there was in the normally closed areas.  While there, I saw a nice group of Spatter Dock or Cow Lily – Nuphar advena … Continue reading

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Spider Love

A couple of weeks ago on the Ponce de Leon Park Nature Path, I happened across some fine examples of spider love.  These orb weavers ( I believe they are Venusta Orchard Spiders – Leucauge venusta) typically spin a classic spiral web … Continue reading

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