Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge – Gators, Birds, Dragonflies, and Such…

November 30, 2012 at 4:00 am (Birds - Texas, Butterflies, Dragonflies and Bugs, National Wildlife Refuges (US Fish & Wildlife), Nature, Photography, TX, Wildlife) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Vermillion Flycatcher, male

Although my recent trip to Texas was to visit relatives, I could not pass by one of my favorite birding spots without stopping for my bird fix.  Anahuac NWR suffered during Hurricane Rita in 2005, but was really devastated by Hurricane Ike in 2008.  There are fewer trees now, and while Spring seems to have the best variety of birds, November was pretty decent for a windy day.

So without much further ado, here are the results. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cool Georgia Bugs on a Theme of Green

October 16, 2012 at 5:10 pm (Dragonflies and Bugs, Georgia, Nature, Photography, Wildlife) (, , , , , , , )

Bumelia Longhorn Beetle – a large and very colorful bug

I’ve encountered some really cool bugs lately here in Georgia.  Green seems to be the common theme in this collection.  The large green beetle above resides near Savannah. Read the rest of this entry »

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