Archive for July, 2009

Great Blue Heron (perched), Bull Pasture River

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Great Blue Heron in Flight, Bull Pasture River

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Box Turtle

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I rescued this beautiful box turtle from the middle of a highway in rural Virginia. I spent the next 10 minutes on my belly in a muddy ditch, watching him through my macro lens as logging trucks roared by.

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This box turtle was asleep in a parking lot in the National Forest. I moved him to better spot under a tree.

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The beaver, Tomahawk Pond

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Goose flying upside down over the Shenandoah River.

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The goose on the right made a corkscrew in the air – whether for pure joy or some inscrutable goose reason, I don’t know.

Catbird, July 18, 2009

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Raccoon, Cootes Store, Virginia

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Catbird, July 14, 2009

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Fly, compost

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Ladybug, Cootes Store, Virginia

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Firefly, macro

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Orange insect, Blue bowl (Ailanthus Webworm Moth)

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Ambush bug on a red petal

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Grasshopper, Cootes Store, Virginia

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Requiem for a bee

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