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Creature Feature

Turtle soup

Turtle soup

While I was communing with nature recently, my Nikon 105mm macro lens strayed from the wildflowers. What distracted it? Critters.

First, there were turtles.

Hi, guys!

Hi, guys!

And then a duck joined the party.

A whistling duck

A whistling duck

This feathered friend was fine hanging out by himself on a different part of the lake.

Of course, there’s one critter that always wants to spoil my placid photo party and make me want to shoot and quickly flee.

We both love the bottlebrush bushes.

We both love the beautiful bottlebrush bushes.

Bees! Why does it always have to be bees?

One-Word Wednesday

The horns are intimidating . . . despite the barbed-wire fence.


A whistling duck flies overhead.

An extremely noisy, little frog visits our pool one night.

Just Ducky

A cute trio looks like they’re conversing.

When I saw these three whistling ducks standing together, I couldn’t help but wonder what they might be thinking and saying to one another. Could be that I’m the real birdbrain!

One-Word Wednesday

Whistling ducks guard their cute ducklings.