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Why Are Little Bees Getting So Much Attention?   Leave a comment


Why Are Little Bees Getting So Much Attention?.

Sunbathing Lizard   Leave a comment


A sunny afternoon is the perfect time for this little lizard to catch some rays.

Sunshine Lizard

I spy a lizard!

Shy lizard

After only a few photographs, Mr. Lizard tires with all the attention. He retreats to his rock house.

Hidden Lizard

Enjoy your day!

Time To Bug Out Photograghy: February   20 comments


Details matter. Nature’s attention to the insect world never ceases to delight.

Round Headed Boroers Larva

While chopping firewood, the strange-looking larvae start to drop from holes in the center of the hickory tree. The birds seem to relish in the special winter delicacy as if someone lifted the top off an aromatic pot of soup.

Winter housing busted for round headed borers larva

The hidden larva is from the Cerambycidae family. The Round Headed Borers larva is a new species for me to observe.

Hickory tree feeders:The Round Headed Borers larva

The orange spots add great color.

All sized Round Headed Borers larva   The various sizes do not matter to the birds. A tiny wren took flight and dropped the fatted larva food about five times before settling in to eat.

Looking through the larva tunnal

Enjoy your day!

Backyard Triplets Return   19 comments


To wake up to the sight of three young yearling and their mom is a gift.

Sorry about the spots in the photos. The photos are snapped through the window screen in the guest bathroom.

 

 

 

The bravest of the three triplets is a young male not yet ready to leave his feeding post.

 

 

Otis and his loud bark finally persuaded him to follow his family back into the forest.

 

Enjoy your day!

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