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More around Lake Rousseau
Saturday, January 21st, 2012

For Thanksgiving, we rented a cottage on Lake Rousseau. Looking west across the lake, the dock was a great place to watch sunsets. (Mike may have taken one or both of these, we were handing the camera back and forth.)

clouds

pink

Southern watersnake, sunning itself our last morning:

slither

We think this is a Dorantes Longtail:

dorantes

Nearby, on the Oxbow trail along the Withlacoochee River:

satyrs

reflections

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butterflies and damselflies of Inglis Island
Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Taken during the week of Thanksgiving.

Our first sighting of a Queen.

queen

Probably a Phaon Crescent, though the markings don’t match our book exactly.

phaon crescent

Carolina Satyr, taken by Mike.

carolina satyr

Cloudless Sulphur.

cloudless sulphur

Sleepy Orange

Sleepy Orange

Our second sighting of a Rattlebox moth, taken by Mike

rattlebox

These damselflies may be Variable Dancers, taken by Mike

blue

black

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