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Two More Butterflies

Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 08, 2009. The Zebra Longwing butterfly can be found in the southern United States from Texas to Florida. It is also found in Central America and northern South America. The Zebra Longwing butterfly lives in warm, damp tropical areas. It is often found in hammocks and […]

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White Ibis – Juvenile

Photographed at Lake Davis in Orlando, Florida on August 04, 2009. Click on Photo to Enlarge.

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Two Butterflies

Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 06, 2009. Buttonbush is a woody shrub (3-10 feet tall) that occasionally grows into a small tree and can be found above water or in water up to 4 feet deep. Buttonbush seeds are occasionally eaten by ducks but the bush itself is used for nesting […]

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Gulf Fritillary Butterfly

Both photographs are of the same Butterfly taken in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 04, 2009.   Click on Photo to Enlarge. From Wikipedia: The Gulf Fritillary or Passion butterfly (Agraulis vanillae) is a striking, bright orange Butterfly of the family Nymphalidae, subfamily Heliconiinae. These were formerly classified in a separate family, the Heliconiidae […]

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Wood Stork – Juvenile

This Wood Stork was photographed at Lake Davis in Orlando, Florida on August 04, 2009. Wood Storks Eat small fish, tadpoles, frogs, and crayfish. Hunts by wading with its bill open just under the water surface, snapping it shut when encountering prey. In Florida, the Wood Stork breeds during the late winter dry season when […]

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Monarch Butterfly on Porterweed

Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 03, 2009. Click on Photo to Enlarge.

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Green Heron – Juvenile

Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 02, 2009. Whatbird: Diet consists of frogs, fish, snails, tadpoles, crayfish, crabs, crickets, dragonflies, water bugs, small snakes, and mice. Stands motionless with head cocked and neck extended waiting for prey; sometimes dives into the water to catch fish.  The Green Heron is one of the […]

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Photographed in Mead Garden, Winter Park, Florida on August 01, 2009. Both photos are of the same butterfly. The Garden was full of Butterflies today. I believe this is an accurate ID. Not totally sure. Help would be appreciated.   Click on Photo to Enlarge.

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