Category Archives: Insects

South Florida and The Keys – 2015

I am no longer crazy about going to Florida this late in the year.  If I didn’t need a few birds that are only possible in late April, I much prefer March. Its usually very hot and humid in April and there … Continue reading

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Birds and Bugs – August 2014

When birds are scarce, a great alternative are insects.  With all the rain lately there are so many to photograph.  Here are a few but  naming them is another story. WHITE-FACED MEADOWHAWK FEMALE COMMON GREEN DARNER FEMALE COMMON GREEN DARNER MALE … Continue reading

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Arizona New Insects 2014

I did find a few new insects this trip.  Maybe it was because of the monsoons but there seemed to be many I’d never seen before. ARIZONA SISTER BLUE FUNGUS BEETLE BUCKEYE FERNADEZ’S NETWING BEETLE FLAME SKIMMER GIANT AGAVE BUG … Continue reading

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Insects and Reptiles – Texas – November 2013

Whenever I travel and I get an opportunity to get a few new butterfly images, I never pass on the chance. A mile from the Bentsen-Rio State Park in Mission, Texas, you can find the National Butterfly Center. Over 200 … Continue reading

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Amherst Island – October 20. 2011

Tuesday, Oct 18th..I was getting a little sick and tired of the rain and decided to make a trip to Amherst Island, with friend and fellow photographer Mike. We left Ottawa at 5:45am, aiming for the 8:30 ferry.   “Ferry  between … Continue reading

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Presqu’ile…One of My Favourite Places – September 16, 2011

I had an opportunity to go to Presqu’ile Provincial Park last Saturday, with some good friends, all of whom enjoy getting out and photographing nature.  While the birds and the weatherman weren’t co-operating, at least for the morning.  The sun and … Continue reading

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It’s Not Always About Birds – July 29, 2011

Usually unless a very rare bird shows up, July and August are a time to relax play golf, giving the birds a chance to take care of their young.  This meant that I had to hang up the camera, which … Continue reading

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