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Clovers And Honey Bee


Clovers And Honey Bee

There was a field of clover where the honey bees where hard at work.

Here's Looking At You


Here's Looking At You

Walking the trails in the Blooded Reserve, a beautiful area preserved as a natural setting,

Hello There....


Hello There....

Bug on a Common Milkweed

Balance Is Everything


Balance Is Everything

A snail as it balances itself on a leaf.

Rainy Day Lunch


Rainy Day Lunch

A butterfly lands on a wet branch after a spring rain.

Cicada Molting


Cicada Molting

Emergence of an adult cicada.

A Hermit Life


A Hermit Life

Every day, three times a day huge number of hermit crabs stroll around the campsites and surprise the campers.

Ancient Objects


Ancient Objects

All the photos I am submitting were shot on a trail along the Kansas River, just a few days ago. Severely cropped.

Mantis


Mantis

A tiny mantis baby making its garden debut

Pulteney Bridge Reflection


Pulteney Bridge Reflection

The Pulteney Bridge reflecting onto the River Avon in Bath

Pulteney Bridge Reflection


Pulteney Bridge Reflection

The Pulteney Bridge reflecting onto the River Avon in Bath

Buggy


Buggy

Giraffe


Giraffe

Creatures of the Kruger.

Curiosity


Curiosity

A young elephant viewing the visitors of its terrain.

Wet Toes


Wet Toes

Shower


Shower

Got up close and personal at my day job and worked with a very small aperture.

Twins


Twins

Hiking in the high country during spring season. Looking down gives as many great photos as looking up. Spring brings out the butterflies and flowers.

Turtle Tracks


Turtle Tracks

Summer is nesting season for the Loggerhead turtles. JUno Beach is one of the premier nesting locations. The young usually emerge under the cover of darkness but I was able to catch some late bloomers shortly after dawn.

Sockeye School


Sockeye  School

A boardwalk over a small backwater lake provided some shelter for this small school of "Reds".

Peek-a-boo At The Feeding Tube


Peek-a-boo At The Feeding Tube

A long feeding tube at Animal Adventure awaits its use by this monkey. While waiting for me to drop grapes down to him, he kept looking up at me, thought it might be a cool little new perspective.

"decay"


"decay"

Also labeled: Abstract, Landscapes, Light, Nature, Textures

Horned Toad


Horned Toad

A beautifully camouflaged Horned Toad (Phrynosoma cornutum) basks in the morning sun in Catalina State Park near Tucson, AZ. The misnamed Horned Toad is not a toad but is a member of the lizard family. The popular name comes from its rounded body and...

Trapped


Trapped

Captured at Sintra, a small hill town near Lisbon, a favourite summer retreat for the rich and famous.

Photogenic Peacock


Photogenic Peacock

Took this at the Million Years Stone Park & Crocodile Farm.

Also labeled: Wildlife

At The Ready


At The Ready

At the base of the Spanish Steps on Naval Base Guam you will find the Orote Well and many of these not so little Ayayu crabs along the trail. Beware not to step on them, as they are a protected species, and they are not docile.

Who Are You Calling Crabby?


Who Are You Calling Crabby?

The Ayayu crab is not shy....about the size of a man's fist, these fellows can move quickly and will attack if threatened.

Le Repos


Le Repos

But For A Drop Of Freshwater...


But For A Drop Of Freshwater...

Nearly stumbled onto this guy along the rocks of Shipwreck Beach on Lana'i. No freshwater to be found for miles.

Also labeled: Exotic Places, Islands, Nature, Wildlife

Canadian Rockies Elk


Canadian Rockies Elk

Elk searching for food

Also labeled: Seasons, Wildlife

Hidden


Hidden

I went outside to my garden after a brief rain, and when I looked closely at my flowers, I noticed two small insects hiding inside one flower, finding shelter from the rain. What must it be like to be able to hide inside a flower?

Also labeled: Blooms, Nature

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