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Oak Point Park

Location: Oak Point Park, Plano, Texas.
Date: June 5, 2010, 4;10 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Equipment: Argus DC 5185 digital camera, 5 megapixels, picnik editing software

While I looked at a thistle in the late part of its bloom, a tiger swallowtail butterfly landed on the thistle:

tiger swallowtail close up



Later, another tiger swallowtail sought nectar from a flower:


tiger swallowtail

The local sunflower [tickseed], coreopsis, was in bloom:

coreopsis

The lake was gorgeous in the hot afternoon sun:


Lake at Oak Point Park in Plano, Texas

Wooded trails provided shade and relief. I saw a lovely blue jay on the shore by the creek, who saw me back.

caddo trail, oak point park, plano, texas

Grasshoppers and related creatures hopped on and around the tall weeds:

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