Anne Elliott's photos with the macro

Day 5, wildflowers, King Ranch, Norias Division

Day 5, wildflowers, King Ranch, Norias Division
This was a really special full day, from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, on 23 March 2019, Day 5 of our 13-day birding holiday in South Texas. Before we left Calgary, we had booked a tour at the 825,000 acre King Ranch and we were greatly looking forward to it. The…
Added on May  1, 2019

Day 5, White Prickly Poppy / Argemone albiflora

Day 5, White Prickly Poppy / Argemone albiflora
Despite the fact that most of the bird photos that I have posted this afternoon are cropped and poor quality and have been posted really just for the record, I think I have made a good start on Day 5.

This was a really special full day, from 7:00 am to 4…
Added on April 30, 2019

Gorgeous succulent flower

Gorgeous succulent flower
This was our weather over the weekend of 27 and 28 April 2019, when Calgary was under a Winter Storm Warning. More snow tomorrow, 30 April? Whatever happened to spring?!

"Hazardous winter conditions are expected. Rapidly accumulating snow could make t…
Added on April 29, 2019

Day 4, Silver argiope / Argiope argentata, Bishop City Park, South Texas

Day 4, Silver argiope / Argiope argentata, Bishop City Park, South Texas
Calgary is under a Winter Storm Warning (27 April 2019). "Hazardous winter conditions are expected. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and bl…
Added on April 27, 2019

Day 4, Aloe vera, Bishop City Park, South Texas

Day 4, Aloe vera, Bishop City Park, South Texas
Adding this note on 27 April 2019. What is going on with Flickr??? Most of people's images (including mine) have disappeared and the remaining ones are totally blurry when clicked on. I see that staff are aware of this very unpleasant issue, so hopeful…
Added on April 27, 2019

THE TICK THAT BIT ME in South Texas! LONE STAR TICK?

THE TICK THAT BIT ME in South Texas!  LONE STAR TICK?
Does anyone happen to know what kind of tick this is? Could it possibly be a Cayenne Tick Nymph? I finally got round to taking a photo of the nasty little tick that bit me when we were staying in South Texas. I'm not sure exactly which day I discovered…
Added on April  6, 2019

Day 1, Thistle / pink form of Cirsium horridulum, South Texas

Day 1, Thistle / pink form of Cirsium horridulum, South Texas
Our plane had arrived in Houston, Texas, at noon on 19 March 2019, and then we had a very long drive along the coast to get to Rockport, where we stayed at the Pelican Bay Resort for three nights. A delightful place, with small cabins. Once we had unloa…
Added on April  2, 2019

Day 1, Thistle / Cirsium horridulum, southern Texas

Day 1, Thistle / Cirsium horridulum, southern Texas
Our plane had arrived in Houston, Texas, at noon on 19 March 2019, and then we had a very long drive along the coast to get to Rockport, where we stayed at the Pelican Bay Resort for three nights. A delightful place, with small cabins. Once we had unloa…
Added on April  2, 2019

Day 1, Thistle sp., southern Texas

Day 1, Thistle sp., southern Texas
Our plane had arrived in Houston, Texas, at noon on 19 March 2019, and then we had a very long drive along the coast to get to Rockport, where we stayed at the Pelican Bay Resort for three nights. A delightful place, with small cabins. Once we had unloa…
Added on April  2, 2019

Day 1, Thistle sp., southern Texas

Day 1, Thistle sp., southern Texas
Our plane had arrived in Houston, Texas, at noon on 19 March 2019, and then we had a very long drive along the coast to get to Rockport, where we stayed at the Pelican Bay Resort for three nights. A delightful place, with small cabins. Once we had unloa…
Added on April  2, 2019