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June 27th, 2011
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White Mountains: Reptiles and more

Bee-sp-Walnut-Creek-11-0624-01While in the White Mountains I was able to get photos of a wide range of wildlife… birds, butterflies and dragonflies. Here’s everything else, from lizards to grasshoppers. […]

June 27th, 2011
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White Mountains: Dragonflies

Eight-spotted-Skimmer-Walnut-Creek-11-0625-08Walnut Creek was a great place to watch and photograph dragonflies. This Eight-spotted Skipper was one of the best dragonflies I’d ever seen! Flame Skimmers are always fun. I’m not sure what these damselflies are though. I haven’t got the hang of the many damselflies we have here yet. […]

June 27th, 2011
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White Mountains: Butterflies

Atlantis-Fritillary-Walnut-Creek-11-0625-09A lot of my time in the White Mountains was spent looking for butterflies. At Walnut Creek alone, I found and photographed 14 species including one or two new ones I’d not encountered before. […]

June 27th, 2011
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White Mountains: Birds

Red-faced-Warbler-Walnut-Creek-11-0625-03Walnut Creek had several RED-FACED WARBLERS, a pair of HEPATIC TANAGERS and three daytime hunting GREAT HORNED OWLS. OSPREYS were seen frequently, as were LEWIS’S WOODPECKERS all round Pinetop. A single MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD was along Woodland Ave while a distant Aechmophorus type grebe was on Lake of the Woods. […]