A night roost for Zebra Longwings, the state butterfly of Florida, discovered accidentally at dusk along one of the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area trails behind Audubon House. Oftentimes a large number of these butterflies will congregate in the same spot at night. The glaring light from the flash does not due justice to their actual coloration.
I would like to say that this is a going-to-work representation of the inside of my mind on a Monday morning after a long weekend but, no, this is an impressive web seen in the morning light at the entrance to Audubon House at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA). The photo was taken on Monday morning, though.
A Squirrel with its own ideas of up and down finds no problem relaxing inverted at the bird feeder eating while defying gravity. Taken through one of the office windows at Audubon House set amidst the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area.
Let us not forget the insects this holiday season! Especially the hard working pollinators, who we should all be grateful for. As seen at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA) the day before Christmas Eve.
Views of the solar eclipse of 21 August 2017 as seen from the pollinator garden at Audubon House at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area. While totality swept across the continental United States, thrilling millions, down low on peninsular Florida the Moon only eked out a partial eclipse. While totality may have eluded us, this example of heavenly bodies moving stately through their paths in the cosmic clockwork was spectacular in its own right. The Moon made first contact with the […]
Make them a little bigger and domesticate them and the Gulf Fritillary looks like it would make for a psychedelic furry pet. Note how the proboscis is rolled up and stored away as this Gulf Fritillary strikes a relaxed pose.