Tag Archives: insects

Bugs

My life would not be complete without photos of bugs now and then. Most of these were seen on a pillar on the terrace one day so I grabbed my macro lens to take a closer look. The field of … Continue reading

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An Interesting Bug

Snakes, bugs… I know, I know but I keep seeing things I’ve never seen before. This bug was sitting on a pail in the utility room one night, and then on the broom handle. It looked like some sort of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring – For this week’s challenge, share a photo which describes what spring means to you. Panama has two seasons, dry and rainy, so we don’t have spring. But we are currently coming out of the dry season … Continue reading

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My New Shower Buddy

Joel and I were taking a shower the other day. I had my hair all lathered up and my eyes closed to keep the soap out of them, and he tells me “don’t move” in a very serious but quiet … Continue reading

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Motmots and Tutarones, a bit of Panama Wildlife

We see so many birds here! A frequent visitor and one of my favorites is the Blue-Crowned Motmot. They are a bit larger than most of the yard visitors, very quiet, and usually visit singly or in pairs. Like all … Continue reading

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The Ants Ate the Caulking

There is an endless variety of bugs here. I’ve never seen so many types of ants and bees of all sizes and colors. There is a huge variety of other bugs as well, many of them very beautiful and interesting. … Continue reading

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An Interesting Spider

More crawly things, I know, but there are just too many interesting bugs and spiders around here. One morning I noticed this really cool, and quite large bug on leaf outside the window. OK, I think I am done with … Continue reading

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Another Interesting Bug

I was weeding and puttering around in the yard yesterday, and came across this really interesting fly. At first I thought it was a dead flower or leaf, until it walked up my finger.

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Wildlife in the Jungle

One of the things I loved most about our weekend experience was all the birds and wildlife we saw there. I only took the little Panasonic camera which worked out well especially since it has a great zoom feature. Without … Continue reading

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Black Witch Moth

This fantastic moth was hanging out in our laundry room today. It’s so big I was a bit startled when I first saw it, and thought it might be a bird at first glance until I quickly saw that it … Continue reading

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