Nature – Fauna

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Another photo of the mystery moth!  If you can correctly identify it, and it is different from my search, please let me know!

Another photo of the mystery moth! If you can correctly identify it, and it is different from my search, please let me know!

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. . .and the pond came with a pair of Canada Geese and their six goslings!

. . .and the pond came with a pair of Canada Geese and their six goslings!

The Bumble Bee is bumbling amid the wild flowers by the ramp to our front porch.

The Bumble Bee is bumbling amid the wild flowers by the ramp to our front porch.

 

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Birds

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The ubiquitous Canada Geese.  Because they were overtaking the lake, folk are no longer allowed to feed them.

The ubiquitous Canada Geese. Because they were overtaking the lake, folk are no longer allowed to feed them.

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He turns to place his eye on me

He turns to place his eye on me

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Canada Goose on still water

Canada Goose on still water

This male Wood Duck had his heart set on a female who had zero interest in him.  He chased after her constantly.

This male Wood Duck had his heart set on a female who had zero interest in him. He chased after her constantly.

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Daddy Long Legs, close up

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Damselfly, Hillsborough, NC

Damselfly, Hillsborough, NC

Pearly Crescentspot

Pearly Crescentspot

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Complaining about something - couldn't be me!

Complaining about something – couldn’t be me!

Putting on a show.

Putting on a show.

Which way is up?

Which way is up?

Showing some wing - and a bit of color!

Showing some wing – and a bit of color!

One of my first duck shots.

One of my first duck shots.

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From the Knoxville Zoo – August 2011

South African – behind the glass enclosure

Well-fed ground-hog!

When you itch, you gotta scratch!

A great vacuum cleaner

The corn is THIS high!

I took photos of 4 different zebras – can you point out which one I took 2 photos of?

Pride of the pride!

Will the paparazzi never quit?

Someday soon, they will be free from behind bars!

And the winner of the longest eyelashes contest is. . .

This is how the one in the other photo got fat!

Ready for a camel ride?

White Rhino

Some butterflies f

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Goldfinches visited our thistle seed feeder on June 7, 2012:

The above photo is my featured work award on Red Bubble

I had a visit from this lady – who most definitely felt herself far superior to me, and was not particularly interested in my photographing her!  Fill in some captions for these photos. . .I think she was telling me a lot!

 

 

 

SOME MORE SPARROWS & A BLUE JAY 

Blue jay having a snack

Blue jay having a snack

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