Lots of birds around today, starting with this Red-bellied woodpecker sitting on the fence, studying a nearby tree.

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After some consideration the woodpecker decided to fly up into the tree.

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A juvenile cardinal in a palm tree.

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A Swallow-tailed Kite showed up today, soaring around our neighborhood, and I did manage to get some photos.

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And several Black Vultures were around also.

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Another Black Vulture.

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Gulf Fritillary butterfly in the Sophie and Lulu Garden, a little area that my neighbor planted with yellow lantana and named after my girls.

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Max in the yard, bursting with energy and rolling happily in the grass.

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One more of Max.

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