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Monday, July 21, 2014

7/20/14 City Forest


A little warmer and more humid but still a pretty nice day. I didn't feel like a long drive so we went to nearby City Forest There were almost no deer flies on the West Trail, a few more on the side trail. and more on the rail bed- but still many fewer than last time we were here.

We started from the end of Kittredge Rd. and walked across the meadow to the beaver pond.


Floating on the pond


Two versions of the same chicory





Lots of butterflies but skittish and hard to get close to.



Some of the other things we saw




 Another chicory





Hoverfly


There were lots of walkers, a couple of bikers, and two runners, but no dogs. Kelley was happy to meet the people and there was still lots of water so all in all pretty good for her.  2  hours 

2 comments:

  1. Wow - lots of great photos from your hike! I love the close ups of the blue flower! Nice! You must be using a macro lens.

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    1. Thanks Linda- yes lots about that day. I have a 100mm macro- the distance makes it easier to not spook the insects.

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