Category Archives: Photographs

Three Weeks in November

Delightful Fall weather continues around here in the days leading up to Thanksgiving, with the golden leaves of the cottonwoods just starting to fade to brown and then fall away. Birds continue to remain quiet and mostly hidden, but the … Continue reading

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Colors of Summer

It really feels like summer around here lately. Massive thunderheads have been building up every day for the last week or so and most days there will be a little splash of those monsoon rains at least around the mountains … Continue reading

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Midnight Mothers

Just back from almost a week in Ohio attending Mothapalooza 2017. Our butterflying friend, Linda, has attended all five of these annual events and has regularly recommended we check it out, so this year Rebecca and I signed up and … Continue reading

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Time Flies

Amazing how time flies by sometimes and two weeks have now passed since my last update. Although I have been getting out pretty regularly as usual, it’s been rather hot and dry lately and I haven’t been seeing all that … Continue reading

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The Hits Keep Coming

The weather’s been just about perfect lately, bringing a number of fun sightings and new butterflies for the year. It has been getting a little warm in the afternoons as we’re closing in on summer and hopefully our summer “monsoon” … Continue reading

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Getting Caught Up

I usually manage to get a blog update out about once a week, but sometimes things get in the way and I just don’t get to it. With my last update, I focused on that fun trip to South Florida … Continue reading

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South Florida Butterflying

Another fun trip looking for butterflies, this time in South Florida from Miami to Key West May 12-20. Organized through Sunstreak Tours, our quite knowledgeable and entertaining guide, Alana Edwards, showed our group of seven butterfliers around a number of … Continue reading

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Moving into May

Other than a quick weekend blast of rain turning to snow, the weather has been fantastic around here recently with plenty of migrating birds starting to arrive. A few more nesting species and young birds are being seen, and all … Continue reading

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More Sightings of Spring

The past week has turned out to be rather spring-like around here without the winds kicking up nearly as much as forecast and days nice and sunny. Until today, that is, when we woke up to cooler temperatures, cloudy skies … Continue reading

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Some New and Surprising Sightings

An interesting week with a couple of surprises along with some new sightings for the year. While it’s true some of these weren’t exactly total surprises since I’d shown up hoping they might appear, others really were surprising and just … Continue reading

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