01 July 2016

Blossoms and critters


My cactus was full of blossoms in June.





A coot preening...







...and a muskrat eating.






The coot and the muskrat were
photographed at the beginning of May.
Suomenoja, Espoo, 10.5.2016


I'm linking to:

http://camera-critters.blogspot.fi/2016/07/camera-critters-429.html

http://floralfridayfoto.blogspot.fi/2016/06/fff241-coral-geranium.html










39 comments:

  1. Interesting to see the coot preening. The Muskrat looks cute and very adept at eating reeds. Lovely shots!

    Happy weekend Gunilla,
    Ruby

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  2. the muskrat has to be my favorite series of images in this post. he's adorable. some great captures. your cactus appears to be very healthy. hope all is well. have a great day/ weekend.

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  3. So lovely shots! And a gorgeous blossom of cacti! have a great weekend ahead!

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  4. ...gut beobachtet, auch ein wenig Glück braucht man für solche Aufnahmen, oder? Das sind sehr schöne Fotos!
    LG Heidi

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  5. Love the cactus blooms and the muskrat!

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  6. That muskrat is soo cute, great photo's of your cactus flower

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  7. Moi.Mahtavia kuvia olet ottanut. Piisamikin malttoi rauhassa ruokailla.

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  8. Moikka. Upeat kukka kuvat. Jopas nokikana kupsutti kovasti itseään. Piisami kuvat oli aivan mielettömät.

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  9. great shot of the muskrat

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  10. Stunning images. I love the Muskrat.

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  11. the cactus bloom is so very pretty.

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  12. Fina bilder på bisamråtta - för det är det väl? Jag har aldrig sett något på riktigt.

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  13. So beautiful, Gunilla!
    Stunning photo's of the Muskrat...
    Greetings Anna

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  14. It's so fun seeing the critters!
    (ツ) from Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!

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  15. Heldige du, som har blomst på kaktusen! Fin fugl! Bisamrotte har jeg aldri sett, men den finnes visst i Nord-Norge.

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  16. Hello, the cactus bloom is lovely. I also like the coot, great shots. Neat sighting of the muskrat. Great critters. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

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  17. Hi Gunilla,
    Especially the muskrat I like a lot. This spring I also saw one, but it was swimming. I certainly would have liked it to see him the way you did.
    Have a nice weekend, Kees

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  18. Pretty flower!
    Interesting photos of Coot and Muskrat
    Have a great week-end!

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  19. Very lovely flowers and birds.

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  20. Beautiful critter shots ~ favorite is the muskrat ~ gorgeous macro floral shots too!

    Happy Independence Day Weekend to you ~ ^_^

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  21. a lovely seies of critter images Gunila. Hope you have a lovely weekend.

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  22. The coot is a hoot and the muskrat eating is a treat!
    ~

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  23. Så vakker kaktusblomst! Nydelig farge på den :)

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  24. Me gustan las fotografías de la flor del cactus, son flores efímeras pero muy bellas. Me resulta curiosa la rata almizclera.
    Un abrazo,

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  25. I might be considered 'weird'...but I think muskrats are so cute!! And the coot preening...seems the birds do this constantly, right? I really like your photos of it today, with the reed. Well composed.

    Your flowers, such a delicate pink. Very pretty

    Thank you so much for adding your post link! We birders at I'd Rather B Birdin' always appreciate you participating!!

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  26. Cactus flower is beautiful and the series on the coot and muskrat are both great == you have patience as well as great photography skills.

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  27. very cute muskrat. love the coot photos against the water.

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  28. Fantastic shot !! Pretty flowers and a lovely creature :)
    Greetings

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  29. Kauniit kaktuskuvat & hauska piisami. Mukavaa viikkoa Gunilla.

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  30. OIh tuo piisami on super söpö <3 Ihanat kuvat!

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  31. Very pretty cactus blooms! So cute to see the muskrat and coot! x Karen

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  32. Beautiful photos, Gunilla! Love the cactus flowers and the muskrat I've never seen before. It's wonderful to get a taste of Summer through your blog. My Winter's day started out cold, rainy and grey:
    http://melbournedaily.blogspot.com.au/2016/07/a-winters-morning.html
    Thank you for joining the Floral Friday Photos meme.

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  33. All pics of birds are awesome.

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  34. Stunning images of the wildlife :)

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  35. I guess there are more cactuses with flowers than I have been aware of.
    Very pretty. Thanks for sharing.

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