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September 15th, 2011
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White Mountains

Elk-Carnero-Lake-11-0914-03Near Carnero Lake I stumbled upon a second group of ELK, these running through an alpine meadow. There were 13 in all with, again, a big, impressive buck at the back, barking commands to his harem. I started the day having never seen an Elk – now I had seen 21! […]




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. […]