Doe and Twin Fawns

August 31, 2014 - It was a gorgeous afternoon, Tuesday, August 12, the high reaching just 78 degrees. Neighbors had told me they had seen...
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Jewelweed, a native diamond in our garden!

August 24, 2014 - I've had a fascination with Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis) for years. I remember visiting Missouri Wildflowers Nursery w...
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Monarch female laying eggs! Part 2

August 24, 2014 - This morning, after feeding the fish, I found a single Monarch caterpillar on the Marsh Milkweed by the pond. I checked...
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Ruby-throated Hummingbird video

August 19, 2014 - What does a ruby-throat think about at this point in the summer? Here, he sits and scratches, twitches and preens, heart...
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Hummingbird Close-ups

August 17, 2014 - Since 'Flash' has been pretty consistent with where he likes to perch, I spent a bit of time last Monday with our larger...
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The Gang of Four (Cooper's Hawks)

August 13, 2014 - It was a lovely Sunday afternoon. One neighbor was giving a shower and guests began arriving at noon. Another neighbor w...
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Monarch female laying eggs!

August 06, 2014 - On Tuesday, I was about to run some errands when I decided to take one more look at the garden. A female Monarch was on...
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A Ruby-throat's bedtime routine

August 06, 2014 - Ever wonder how much a Ruby-throat has to do before it packs it in for the night? After chasing intruders, catching inse...
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Eastern Wood Peewee and family

August 04, 2014 - Yesterday morning, I took time to observe happenings in the garden for a while. There was a lot of begging going on, by...
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