Remembering a January 2014 visit to ORCA with Sam to see the bees. At the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area today where I shot more bees on privet. And Sam enjoyed the warm Sun in the cool, winter air.
A variety of insects were enjoying the sunny morning in the Teaching Garden of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) research center in Ft. Pierce, Florida. Hawaiian Stripe Bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris vittata) Dragonfly basking in the Sun. Bees everywhere attracted to the myriad flowers. White Peacock butterfly (Anartia jatrophae) A knife-edge view of the White Peacock butterfly. A hasty shot resulting in a rather blurry White Peacock depositing a little orange egg on a leaf.
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Here is a sampling of macro photography images from this past Sunday morning’s walk at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area. Thank you to Janice Broda for finding and identifying most of these subjects. The yellow corn-on-the-cob appearing eggs of the Zebra Longwing Butterfly nestled in the flower of a passion vine. Janice noted that this is a very succulent spot for the caterpillars since they will hatch right into an easy and nutritious meal. Great Southern White Butterfly The minute […]