Thursday, September 3, 2015

Monochrome Theda

My contribution to TexWiscGirl's Good Fences #76. I'm still playing with monochrome...this is Theda on the porch deck.

I startled a cicada in Ashburn and this yellow finch came out after it. Picture isn't too sharp, but...fence!

The Bambi family visited the backyard in W.V. yesterday:


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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Arm Spider, etc.

Carmi's Thematic Photographic 348 is Monochrome. The Canon G15 has a monochrome setting, but until now I never got around to finding it. So here we have it: the backyard in monochrome and in color.


This is my contribution to this week's I'd Rather B Birdin'. I thought this Mockingbird might be sick, but Phil suggested it's likely in post-breeding moult:

Michelle quoted the author of Charlotte's Web for Nature Notes (#327). Here we have an Marbled Orb Weaver - (Araneus marmoreus):


Last (but not least), Theda by a creek.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Like Birds In The Wilderness

My contribution to Eileeninmd's Saturday's Critters #89. I saw quite a few Black Vultures (Coragyps atratus) in Virginia this week.



A Common Blue Damselfly:

I think this is a pair of Little Glassy Wing skippers:

This is a pair of Red-spotted Purples:

Here's Amelia!

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