Category Archive: wildlife

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Biodiversity Walk April 2016

Early in each month, I take a walk and see how many different species I can spy in an hour or two.  Here are some of the ones who held still for the… Continue reading

Biodiversity Walk March 2016

Early in the month, I take a walk where I try to find as many species as possible.  Here are some of today’s finds– at least the ones where the pictures turned out… Continue reading

December Highlights

All of these are from the last three days of warm and sunny weather.  A cold front is supposed to blow in this weekend, and I am curious to see what changes it… Continue reading

It’s Like They Know It’s NaBloPoMo

November is National Blog Posting Month.  This year I decided to try to do a post a day for the whole month, and great creatures keep popping up for their turns to be… Continue reading

Mole vs. Mole Cricket

Two subterranean and rarely seen creatures have appeared on the surface lately, one just tumbling around in the yard on a warm evening, and one in a big tub of rain water.  New… Continue reading

My Favorite Snake

My favorite snake showed up the other morning. I love the bright turquoise stripes on this Western Ribbonsnake, and the beautiful lines it forms as it moves. The last time I saw this… Continue reading

Early November Afternoon

A wealth of wildlife this afternoon… Besides these, there were others who didn’t stay still for a picture – Eastern Bluebirds, Pine Warblers, a Ground Skink, and two small Southern Leopard Frogs.

Two Changes for You, One for Me

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Singular Sensation.” Three suggestions for nature encounters: One) Keep an open mind. If you are a person who is afraid of nature — of spiders,… Continue reading

Down by the Creek in Late September

The weather has been cloudy but hot and still the last few days.  We are supposed to be getting moisture blowing in from the Gulf of Mexico, and I am ready for the… Continue reading