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In the Monkey ..

Among Peggy C's albums



  • Oh, yes ..

    he is a BIG one .. not a Carpenter Bee, but one of so many varieties of pollinators .. he stretched from one side of the False Sunflower to the other .. This is the 1st one seen with dark wings - all others are somewhat clear -- not this one ! © All Rig…

  • Bliss . . .

    Colors - Shapes - PiP in left corner of each photo - Japanese Anemone (Honora Jobert) took a month to bloom - False Sunflowers have been blooming forever, it seems - Now .. Pink Zinnias were the flowers of choice for the Painted Lady - Actually there were…

  • There is a Spider ..

    In my garden .. But, other than her fascinating web-art .. Skills at eating bad critters .. This year .. There is a small brown one also .. I have no idea .. All I can tell you is that it is growing larger .. Any suggestions .. ? ** 1 PiP ** © All…


  • Nature . . .

    while this computer was at Doc B's .. photos were taken here and next door .. it was as though I was missing something .. yes, the habit of going to my computer .. I don't tend to miss something .. until I can't have it .. . THEN - I can think of 100's…

  • Fly ..

    with those elegant wings - but, pause at the Buddleja - next door - Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly (f) - ( Papilio glaucus ) © All Rights Reserved PiP

  • Pipevine Swallowtail -

    [Battus philenor] -- to me they are they most 'hyperactive' butterflies -- getting a shot of them still -- take many shots -- many ! even these aren't still -- close enough for ' government work ' in my book of digital memories -- * 1 PiP * © All R…


  • Petals . . .

    Zinnia of pink grows tall against a blue sky - North Carolina US sky - Simple - Things - Easy going - As it should be - © All Rights Reserved

  • Brunch ..

    "Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) got its common name because you can bend the individual flowers in any direction you like - a nice feature for floral displays. Unfortunately, obedient plant is not so obedient in the garden, where it can spread qu…

  • Stained Glass wings -

    Monarch (m) - (Danaus plexippus) - Nectar from pink Zinnias must be tasty - He didn't visit any others - This is an early visit - From this Elegant Flyer - 1 PiP © All Rights Reserved


  • Purple Attraction . .

    - Petunias of Purple have a wonderful aroma - maybe all Petunias do - but, since we don't have any but Purple - shall remain with my thoughts about Purple - must be why Clearwing Moths are attracted - flying quickly from one delectable feast to another -…

  • In motion -

    - even when perched on a flower, the wings will flutter - if you have taken photos (or tried) - to capture a Pipevine Swallowtail [Battus philenor] - be set to take many, many shots - just to get a few that you like * 1 PiP * © All Rights Reserved

  • Now What ?

    Have these ' cupcake ' Zinnias - Thought that chocolate icing would be really nice - But - But - It seems to be gone ~ Now what do I do ? © All Rights Reserved


  • Zinnias - Skippers

    Colors and shapes - Layers of petals - Zinnias can look like delicate unfolding works of art - Or - WHAM .. I'm Here! Skippers pick different ones or camp out on a favorite - Balance can be tricky - But, really guys - Did you not think I'd be back ? Unt…

  • Good gracious, Mz Holly ...

    Mz Hollyhock was host to this bee for at least an hour .. He was there when I went out .. Still there when I came back in .. For all I know, he's is there .. Many hours later .. Watching him go around .. Gathering pollen .. Sometimes in a full circle ..…

  • Thank You ALL

    Last night (y'all had contributed over 980 photos) - This morning 28 July 2017 - Took a look - It had just gone past 1000 - Y'all make me so proud - Thank You for taking a chance on this - And - Get a piece of cake to CELEBRATE ! Done in PicMonkey -


  • You are being watched -

    by a Skipper trying to enjoy nectar left in this Zinnia - starting at top Left - ending on the bottom Left - somewhat disgusted look - if my 'Skipper-reading' skills are up-to-date - © All Rights Reserved

  • Tic Tac Toe ..

    Noughts and Crosses - Xs and Os - Per: Wikipedia, this can be traced back to Ancient Egypt - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tic-tac-toe This is the Zinnia Version 2017 - Available soon at a store near you - © All Rights Reserved

  • Winged Elegance . . .

    Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly ( f ) -- Enjoying nectar from Cosmos of orange and yellow -- Beautiful blue sky for such a visit -- She is a bit dinged, but oh, to me, still a beauty -- This time I didn't need to visit my neighbor for photos -- Many,…


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