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Six Spotted Fishing Spider

Posted by Gaye Batiz on August 17, 2014 21:13 CDT
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The Wow factor..... spotted this Six Spotted Fishing Spider snacking on a Pond Hawk Dragonfly today, amazing....seen near the rotary platform on the boardwalk pond.

Little Green Heron Chick

Posted by Gaye Batiz on August 2, 2014 16:14 CDT
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I believe that there has been a Green Heron nest around the boat house too.  Today we had several chicks around, this one flew right in front of us and landed in the dead tree just yards from the boat house deck.  Gave us a nice photo op.

Blue Heron Nest

Posted by Gaye Batiz on August 2, 2014 16:13 CDT
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My apologies for the poor quality of this picture but it was taken at maximum zoom on my little Canon SX260.  This is a picture of the blue heron nest that is situated on the bank opposite the boat house.  Quite easy to see from that vantage point but binoculars are a must.  The chicks are almost ready to fledge.  Imagine the parents chore in keeping those little ones fed!
 

Photograph by Lyman Brown

Posted by Gaye Batiz on May 29, 2014 19:16 CDT
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The first time I have seen Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Milkweed) on the ABNC prairie.  Lyman.

Photograph by Lyman Brown

Posted by Gaye Batiz on May 29, 2014 19:15 CDT
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Photograph by Lyman Brown

Posted by Gaye Batiz on May 29, 2014 19:14 CDT
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Photograph by Lyman Brown

Posted by Gaye Batiz on May 29, 2014 19:10 CDT
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Photograph by Lyman Brown

Posted by Gaye Batiz on May 29, 2014 19:10 CDT
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Photograph by Lyman Brown

Posted by Gaye Batiz on May 20, 2014 16:34 CDT
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Photograph by Lyman Brown

Posted by Gaye Batiz on May 20, 2014 16:33 CDT
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