Swallowtail Butterfly On The Orange Lily Flower

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Previous Next Our Lily flowers got a visitor! This Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly! I think the Swallowtails come to the Lily patch for drinks myself! Even though we try hard not to over head water the Lily flowers! Getting a drink is what this Swallowtail Butterfly looks like it is doing to me! The Yellow of […]

Foxglove Hybrid Flower

Previous Next Meet this Foxglove Hybrid Flower! If you are new to my blogs, photographs you may not have seen this Hybrid in the past? We have had these growing now for three years I think (without going back and looking). As with the past years these Foxglove grow near the Bell Flower, or the […]

Lazuli Bunting birds Visiting

Previous Next Meet the Lazuli Bunting bird. Isn’t he pretty? I had to be in my archive yesterday. I came upon these photographs I have never shared before. Actually, it looks as if I did not look through this whole file….. ? These days I put notes for myself in my photography albums of what […]

Spadefoot Toad Back in Oregon

Previous Next Meet again the Spadefoot Toad that lives here at our property showing up once in a while in our pond. Since our weather has been warm for this time of the year, I started watering. The next morning this Spadefoot Toad was in this fabricated pond. We placed these fabricated ponds into our […]

Honeybees on The Red Poppy Flowers

Previous Next Meet the Honeybees that were on these Poppy Flowers of August 1, 2014! We do seam to be a stopping point for many pollinators during the peak blooming time of the year. This is now March still and we are getting the flower beds ready for 2015 flowering season by pulling weeds, seeding,waiting […]

Bird of Prey Visitor

Previous Next Meet the Bird of Prey that showed up here to the house yesterday! I believe this to be a Coopers Hawk and not the Sharp Shinned Hawk. I believe this is the hawk who shows up from time to time to hunt our small piece of property. Eating on the song birds who […]

Yellow-Rumped Warbler Bird

Previous Next This Warbler stopped in to check out what was here to eat and to get a drink. He did notice that someone was watching him, and the click of the camera usually gets my subjects attention. They are not sure what that clicking is ! Up in the tree looking down on me […]

Cosmos Flower Blooms in October

Previous Next Meet the Cosmos Flower blooming in October here in our part of Oregon! Being one of the last flowers blooming says to us the Cosmos is a hardy flower. Colors as you can see did not seam to make the hardiness of the plants any less it appears. As of March 3 (today), […]

Oregon Red Admiral Butterfly

Previous Next Meet the Red Admiral Butterfly. These photographs were taken right here at home on the Raspberry leaves on June 6 , 2014. One thing to note, we grow the Raspberries around our small ponds where the Raspberries can get the water they need here in the High Desert of Oregon without having to […]

Fledgling Bald Eagle In The High Desert

Previous Next Meet this young Bald Eagle who lives at this time in the High Desert of Oregon! This youngster was photograph at a spot we like to go to. Being this time of the year this area was quiet of people. The dirt road was ….. well lets just say not sure how one […]


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