Tag Archives: insects

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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A Spider

You have been warned :D It really is just a little one though. I was sitting on the patio today when it started to rain. There’s a tiny spider web in a planter on the edge of the patio, and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV

Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV The instructions are: Go out and take photos and share a shot that reveals a new and different POV. You can take a picture of a familiar subject in a fresh way.  You can consider … Continue reading

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Panama Bugs

You have been warned ;) There seems to be an endless variety of bugs here. I’ve been taking my camera and macro lens with me when I work in the yard, and the tiny bugs are as fascinating as the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details

Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost in the Details  In this challenge, after we have found a scene we are encouraged to go deeper into the scene, go closer in and see if we can find things we didn’t see at first. … Continue reading

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