Category Archives: wildlife

A Toucan in the Yard

We were sitting on the patio yesterday talking,  and suddenly Joel hollered TOUCAN!  He spotted it as it flew through the yard and landed on our orange tree. I grabbed the camera and headed into the yard thinking it was … Continue reading

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Little Spiders

Since my “office” is on the patio I am often visited by various insects and spiders. I keep my camera and macro lens within grabbing distance in case I am inspired to point it at something. These are a few … Continue reading

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Hiking in Bajo Mono, Boquete

Recently, I was invited to hike the Pipeline Trail, or the Lost Waterfall trail with some friends. It was a very interesting drive to find the trail, as I talked about in my last post with rock walls, waterfalls, and hidden … Continue reading

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Some Scenery and Some Critters

I’ve been up early a few mornings, even early enough to see the sunrise colors! This is out of character for me but I do enjoy seeing the beautiful, cool, calm morning. We also had rain on Monday and Tuesday! … Continue reading

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Crocodiles in Panama

This interesting photo has been making the rounds lately on the internet and Facebook. Word is that this crocodile was caught in the Panama Canal near Colon at the north end of the canal. I do not know if it … Continue reading

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Strange Creatures

We have been watching a couple very strange creatures!  They are both in a pot of little lemon trees I have been growing. I know they are eating the trees but I have more trees, and the creatures are far more interesting. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge, Cover Art

Weekly Photo Challenge, Cover Art For this week’s Photo Challenge, stimulate your creative process and imagine which of your images you would like to see gracing the cover of a book, an album, or a magazine. We cut down a banana tree to harvest the bananas, … Continue reading

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Scorpion? Again?

We were told that scorpions tend to come in houses during the dry season because they are looking for water. We have found this to be true so far. We are now in the height of rainy season though and … Continue reading

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Raquel’s Ark Wildlife Rescue

The next stop in our day with friends was Raquel’s Ark in Volcan. Raquel has a number of interesting animals and birds which she cares for and clearly loves. Most are tame and enjoy visitors so it is a great … Continue reading

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Bugs in Nicaragua

It is a rainy day today, perfect for sorting photos, catching up on blog posts, and cleaning up from a bug invasion. You know me and bugs :D  I haven’t been specifically looking for them or working in the yard … Continue reading

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