Saturday, July 16, 2016

Saturday's Critters #135

Saturday's Critters #135

Happy Saturday, it's time to share your critters and post. Any kind of critter will do, even a new or old post.. I appreciate everyone who is linking in with this week's critter party.

Everything is OK but, I will be away from my computer but as soon as I can I will be visiting everyone who links up and everyone who leaves a comment.

Not sure which Damselfly?


Male Downy woodpecker. Tractor Supply started selling these suet balls, perfect size for this feeder. The birds loved the suet too.








Eastern Box Turtle on the fire road


I am pretty sure all the butterflies in this post are the Great Spangled Fritillary.


As always thanks for the visits and the nice comments. I also thank everyone who is linking up and sharing their critters.. Happy Saturday, have a great weekend!





To see more beautiful birds and cute critters, check out these two memes below.

Also visit:  I'd-Rather-B-BirdinThanks to the gracious host: Anni.  Also check out Camera Critters. Thanks to Misty for hosting this fun meme.

79 comments:

  1. Beautiful pics :)
    Have a nice weekend.

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  2. Gorgeous! Today I watched a female Downy at our feeder, but she was gobbling seed. Huh. I wonder if I have bugs in the feeder.

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  3. Beautiful photos, Eileen, thank-you for hosting!

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  4. Your insect images are wonderful!

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  5. the name is easy enough: Beautiful demoiselle. Right! We have it but this season I have rarely seen it. :( I have seen males, like this one, but no females.

    thanks for hosting.

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  6. Hello,

    Beautiful photos and butterflies! I love butterflies very much :)

    Happy Saturday, and enjoy your weekend!

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  7. Beautiful pictures Eileen.
    Gives a real summer feeling.
    Best regards, Irma

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  8. Lots of nice critters here. Good shots too.

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  9. At least it wasn't a damselfly in distress

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  10. Beautiful damselfly and butterflies, lovely colour. Happy to see the bird enjoying its meal and turtle is cute too! Have a great weekend!

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  11. Eileen, I love everything in your photos...and the shades of green are fantastic! Thank you so much for sharing and I hope you are having a great weekend.

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  12. Good Morning Eileen. I can't help you with the damselfly or the butterfly I'm afraid. But the Downy is a real beauty isn't it? Have a good morning wherever you are and thanks for letting me join in today.

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  13. Life is good to be with these feathered friends

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  14. Gorgeous flutterbys! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend, Eileen.

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  15. Hi Eileen, beautiful images of dragonfly and butterflies. I always love seeing your woodpeckers too. Thanks for hosting this meme. Have a great day. Jo

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  16. Eileen, they are ALL fabulous!

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  17. All pretty shots and my favorite is the damselfly / nice of her to pose for you :)

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  18. Lovely photos of the damsel fly and butterflies!
    Thanks again for hosting and sharing the beauty.

    Happy weekend!
    Ruby

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  19. Have a lovely weekend and a great new week

    All the best Jan

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  20. We'e had lots of butterflies, just no monarchs laying eggs. They did a fly-by, though. Thanks for hosting.

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  21. Hari OM
    Eileen, as ever, I breathed a little lighter for visiting your place today! Those 'buttiepillars' are gorgeous and the rest of the critters are not bad either!!! Blessings to you this weekend. YAM xx

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  22. Your butterflies are beautiful and the turtle adorable. Good capture of the damselfly as they don't stay still for long!
    Happy Weekend Eileen :)

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  23. Wow - great butterfly photos - they are my favorite - I've still never gotten a photo of one - they seem to flit off so fast.

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  24. I love the butterflies and the woodie is very handsome. Have a wonderful weekend, Eileen!

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  25. All such neat photos! Love the turtle. I remember getting to buy box turtles at the dime store to keep as a pet. We had a little turtle graveyard in the backyard too. Enjoy your weekend! Hugs!

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  26. Hi Eileen, I believe you have an Ebony Jewelwing.

    Lovely critters, all!

    (I'm still finishing my post...I might go out to try for a better pic of my own damselfly, I think it's a Familiar Bluet)
    ~

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  27. ✿゚
    Bonita coleção, com destaque especial para as borboletas.
    Bom fim de semana!
    Beijinhos.

    ✿゚╮ه° ·.

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  28. beautiful captures eileen, many of the regular summer critters!!! where are all the butterflies this summer??? i have only seen one and i really miss them!!

    beautiful captures of the dragonfly and the woodpecker, they sure do love their suet!!!!!

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  29. I think your damsel is an Ebony Jewelwing. Nice image! Good to see box turtles-- they are very scarce in our neighborhood, and plans to turn the wetlands into a reservoir will seal the fate of most of them. Enjoy your respite, and thanks for hosting us!

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  30. Boa tarde, as fotos como sempre acontece, através do seu excelente dom, são maravilhosas, tem nitidez e detalhes.
    Votos de boas ferias com felicidade.
    AG

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  31. I will check out those suet balls.

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  32. Love that turtle ~ all wonderful nature shots!

    Wishing you a Happy Weekend ~ ^_^

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  33. I hope that you are well... and just taking a break! I wonder if I can get a feeder for suet balls like that? Pretty sure the squirrels won't be able to eat off of that one! Hugs!

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  34. I love all the butterflies, Eileen. Have a great weekend and a wonderful new week.

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  35. Thank you Eileen for hosting and for your great critter photos. I'm joining in this week. Great captures of the turtle and butterflies. I'm glad that damselfly stayed still long enough for you to get a snap in!

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  36. I love all your Critters, Eileen !!
    Beautiful photos !!
    Happy weekend !

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  37. Quanta beleza!
    Eu adoro borboletas entre flores!
    e uma tartaruguinha também!
    agradeço por poder participar desse saturdays critters!
    tenha uma linda semana!
    Zizi

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  38. Wonderful critter captures, Eileen! Have a wonder-filled weekend!

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  39. We have lots of blue damselflies here. We also have Sundews which act like a Venus flytrap and catch them to digest. Not a pretty sight. - Margy

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  40. You have a wonderful gift in order to capture those butterflies, Eileen!! My fluttering visitors do not light long enough and when they do, I am camera-less...:)JP

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  41. Hi Eileen,
    marvelous photos of the butterflies and the woodpecker. It´s so beautiful.
    Have a great weekend, Eileen.
    Best regards, Synnöve

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  42. Beautiful Butterflies, thanks Eileen.

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  43. Great shots of the butterfly and I really like the turtle. I never see turtle around here.

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  44. Love the butterflies & turtle, Eileen!

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  45. Wonderful. Thank you for sharing these moments in life

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  46. Lots of great critters, Eileen! I noticed your Downy has red over more of its head than most. One of our juveniles looks like he's wearing a red cap, too.

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  47. No shot of a beautiful critter is wasted. (Thank you Mother Nature)

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  48. Hi Y'all

    Love butterflies and dragon flies

    Y'all come on by
    Hawk aka BrownDog

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  49. Great photos of the butterflies!

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  50. Love the Fritillary pics. I even like the name Fritillary.

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  51. Gorgeous shots of the butteflies!

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  52. love these! the damselfly is my favourite, something I've never seen before but kind of reminds me of a dragonfly.

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  53. All fantastic pictures, Eileen!
    Have a pleasant weekend!

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  54. Wonderful photos of beautiful critters, Eileen!
    Thank you for hosting Saturday's Critters. Have a lovely new week!

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  55. your nature photos are always gorgeous, eileen. love the butterfly. beautiful!!

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  56. I always enjoy your critters, Eileen. I am amazed at the brilliant color on the damselfly

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  57. Excelente trabalho e belas fotografias.
    Um abraço e bom Domingo.
    Andarilhar

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  58. I love that damselfly. They are so delicate.

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  59. The damselfly is gorgeous. We have some at our farm but they are lighter in color.

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  60. Hi Eileen, Happy blog-o-versary! Nifty! I sure love that picture of the little woodie on the suet ball feeder. Great pictures of the butterflies and that cute turtle. Have a great coming week!

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  61. lovely insects and cute turtle.

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  62. A turtle. It's an unusual sighting here. We consider it goid luck when turtle comes to our house

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  63. Nice set of 'critters' - deepest winter here, so I dont see many creatures that look like these.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  64. Dearest Eileen; My favorite in this gorgeous post is 'the Great Spangled Fritillary'; very lovely orange color♪ I remember my dragonfly lover husband first taught me 'Damselfly' when we spotted it(^_^)v

    I'm away from PC around this weekend so I won't be able to link this week but I will visit you next week, Dear friend.
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

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  65. Another amazing post, Eileen!
    The images are fabulous!
    Have a great week ahead, Eileen!
    A big kiss!
    Ana

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  66. I love your butterfly photos, Eileen. Hope you are traveling somewhere fun while you take a blog break! Enjoy!

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  67. beautiful photos, the damselfly is stunning!

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  68. Lovely photos, as always. I especially like the butterflies.
    Amalia
    xo

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  69. I just found one of these! A jewel damselfly!

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  70. I just found one of these! A jewel damselfly!

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  71. I stopped to admire nature; wonderful colorful butterflies! in here, mostly to be seen/observed are normally the white ones. Many thanks and Have a very good week!

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  72. Very fine pictures, Eileen, so beautiful the turtle and the butterflies!

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  73. i see you had a 7th blog anniversary, Congrats on that one. i love the moth bloom shot. looks like a great time to capture. they are always so fast. have a great week. we got back from West VA camping and kayaking long weekend trip. so fun. getting back into the swing of things. you take care. ( :

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  74. Lovely post, Eileen, I cant' help you much with your damsel but it looks much like our Caloperyx here.
    Great butterflies and peckers!
    I hope your weather is as fine as ours!!
    Enjoy your day, warm hugs :)

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  75. A lovely post, and I wish I could join in but alas, no critters lately for me! :-)

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  76. Hi, Eileen! Lovely photos, especially I liked turtle and butterfly.

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  77. Beautiful , I love this photos :-)

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  78. I can't remember if I commented when I linked or not -- hope you are fine and enjoying a lovely trip or just some time off from blogging .... thank you so much for hosting. Loved all your pictures, and was surprised by the turtle -- that is different for you!!

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  79. I've had a lot of damselflies and fritillaries around here too. Beautiful!

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