28 February 2015

Patagonian mara





The mara is a rabbit-like animal from Argentina.
Maras mate for life. There are two pairs at Korkeasaari.
One of the pairs had two young ones.

Helsinki Zoo, 30.8.2014.

I'm linking to
Camera Critters
Saturday's Critters

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27 February 2015

Coneflower


Close up of a coneflower bud,
Margareteberg 30.7.2014.

I'm linking to Friday Greens.


26 February 2015

Roses in the Winter Garden







I was asked what the Winter Garden is last week.
It is the greenhouse built in 1893 full of excotic
plants and flowers that don't grow in Finland.
It is also a gorgeous garden in front of the
greenhouse. There are lots of perennials like
peonies and daylilies, but most of all there
are many many roses that flower all summer
and all autumn until the frost comes.

I'm linking to
Floral Friday Fotos
Today's Flowers

http://floralfridayfoto.blogspot.fi/2015/02/fff171-portulaca.html



23 February 2015

Ice and water





Ice in the river in Bemböle 25.1.2015.

I'm linking to
I Heart Macro
Macro Monday 2

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21 February 2015

Wigeon




Female Eurasian wigeon resting on the ice,
Kaisaniemi, 11.3.2014.

I'm linking to I'd Rather B Birdin'.


Dragonfly





Dragonfly sitting on a stick,
Espoonlahti, 2.8.2014.

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Camera Critters
Saturday's Critters

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