Category: <span>National Wildlife Refuge</span>

#In Focus Friday – The Praying Mantis

This week we’re going to focus in on the Praying Mantis, an insect species for which I have a great deal of esteem—which is what happens when you give a fifth grader a library card and tell him he can ready any book he likes. I found one with a praying mantis on it and read it cover to cover. Good times.

Unfortunately, I have only had a few occasions with them in the wild, including the one we spotted on our house this past week.

A Weeks’ End at St. Mark’s National Wildlife Refuge

Here are the promised photos from St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in North Florida. These comprise some of the most photogenetic birds I’ve seen in my six months of serious Wildlife Blogging and Photography. It has been an exciting few months and I’m looking forward to everything the future has …