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Today at Cape Honeysuckle

Posted by mbrowne 9b Central CA (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 28, 13 at 19:29

The honeysuckle is just starting to bloom, and the Anna's are taking advantage.

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Here's another from today:

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These skipper butterflies seem to like to chase the hummingbirds. Anybody know why?

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It's on a salvia leucantha which should be looking good starting in a week or so.

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RE: Today at Cape Honeysuckle

Your photos are amazingly beautiful! Makes me miss my hummers even more...I'm so jealous.

RE: Today at Cape Honeysuckle

The shots are stunning! Yesterday, I saw this huge bumble bee chasing off the last of the ruby-throated females- however I witnessed the hummers chasing off a beautiful pipevine swallowtail among other butterflies. It's all competition at this late stage I believe....

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