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    Some of my Nature Photos!

    I've attached them because when I uploaded them to Photobucket they weren't clear at all. Some of the ones on full-zoom aren't very clear but they're still cool. Most of them are animals, in fact I think they all are LOL. Click to enlarge!
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    1.) Is an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
    2.) Is a Clearwing Butterfly Moth, yeah that one isn't the best but they NEVER stop moving.
    3.) is a Eastern Goldfinch, which is also the NJ State Bird!
    4.) Is a female ruby-throated hummingbird!
    5.) Is what I believe to be the same hummingbird in the first picture flying!

    [more to come]
    Mikey - [Pug/Beagle Mix] Spock and T'Stala - [Hermit Crabs] Rest in Peace, Bo. I love you - [African Cawed Frog] Bo II - [Guppy] Buzz - [VT Male Betta] Chippewa - [BT Male Betta]
    "Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you."

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    Now, this picture is horrible, but I took this for a sample shot. This is a Bald Eagle that lives near the nature center I work at (I DO take my camera to work often) and this is over a half mile away! So this was sort of just a zoom test shot!

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    This is a Black Swallowtail, I believe.

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    This is a Belted Kingfisher, I was so excited to see this bird, they're one of my favorites and I've only seen one. But I heard him calling and almost flipped out when I saw him! They aren't even rare but I just love them.
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    Typical Bullfrog..
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    Cute lil squirrel

    (Few more coming...sorry!)
    Mikey - [Pug/Beagle Mix] Spock and T'Stala - [Hermit Crabs] Rest in Peace, Bo. I love you - [African Cawed Frog] Bo II - [Guppy] Buzz - [VT Male Betta] Chippewa - [BT Male Betta]
    "Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you."

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    Here's a Great Blue Heron..
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    Here are some Barn Swallows!
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    Now this is one of the two eaglets that the Bald Eagle Pair where I work had this year. I wanted to get pictures of them before they get kicked out in September, so I went on a hunt. This is blurry because I was on full-zoom but I DID find him! He was across a busy road in a refuge area where I wasn't allowed to enter. I didn't want some game warden catching me and giving me some wildlife charge when I want to eventually work for the fish and wildlife service so this is the best I could do lol.
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    Here's the Kingfisher again.
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    Baby eagle, further out!

    [last post, coming!]
    Mikey - [Pug/Beagle Mix] Spock and T'Stala - [Hermit Crabs] Rest in Peace, Bo. I love you - [African Cawed Frog] Bo II - [Guppy] Buzz - [VT Male Betta] Chippewa - [BT Male Betta]
    "Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you."

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    These are some of the Harbor Seals at the local Aquarium.
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    This is a silly looking Frogfish!
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    PENGUIN!!
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    And last but not least, my favorite place ever, and the place I work.

    Anyway, thanks for looking, I hope you enjoyed it as much as I liked taking them!
    Mikey - [Pug/Beagle Mix] Spock and T'Stala - [Hermit Crabs] Rest in Peace, Bo. I love you - [African Cawed Frog] Bo II - [Guppy] Buzz - [VT Male Betta] Chippewa - [BT Male Betta]
    "Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you."

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    Okay, just have to say I LOVE the hummingbird in flight (last photo in the first post) - it's a classic!
    I've Been Frosted

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    First photo, butterfly bush with a butterfly - saw the exact same thing in my Dad's backyard over the weekend. I planted the butterfly bush there about 12 years back. So when did you pop in to take this picture? LOL

    The photos are grand. And the long distance eagle shot is amazing when you learn how far away the bird is!

    The seals look rather bored by the whole photo shoot thing, perhaps it was their nap time?

    Great pictures, thanks for sharing. I'm very glad you got the new camera, now we can see where you work and all the wildlife! Kingfisher - do you know the song about them? I LOVE Schooner Fare, lol.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wEXW39RhrA
    Thank you Karen, for fixing my siggy!

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