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Osprey with fresh-caught fish

I was just settling in to my favorite chair to catch up on reading some long-neglected photography magazines, when out of the corner of my eye I saw something big sitting on top of the dead palm trunk in my neighbor’s yard. Once I figured out what it was, I ran upstairs to get my […]

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Bzzzzzzz

Since moving here four years ago we’ve had our share of wildlife visiting our backyard and home, and yesterday was no exception. This time, it was thousands of bees, converging first over our backyard, and then settling down in one of our cedar trees. Within a 15-minute timespan the thousands of bees had morphed from […]

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Cooper’s Hawk

Many of you who know me know I have a yellow lab named Cooper. So, it was kind of fun that this afternoon during lunch we were visited by another Cooper—namely, a Cooper’s Hawk. (Not that I knew this at the time—but 10 minutes of searching on Google established that this indeed was a Cooper’s […]

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