Tag: beach

A Short Break!

Ormond Beach; Volusia county, Florida; 19 March 2015. Updated 09 December 2018 Updated: I’ve got to take the week¬†two weeks off from the wiki-wiki-wild-wild-web. It’s the end of the semester, and I have heaps of work to do over the next few weeks. Teaching…

The Shark Eye Sea Snail, 23 May 2014

Neverita duplicata, the Shark eye sea snail; Volusia county, Florida (23 May 2014). People love to collect shells at the beach. As a kid growing up in Ormond Beach, Florida, I was no different. With time, however, I became more interested in the things…

The Portuguese Man O’ War, 19 May 2014

Physalia physalis, the Portuguese man o’ war; Volusia county, Florida (19 May 2014) In our last post, we checked out a diminutive and tiny Blue button, a fascinating species of Class Hydrozoa. Now, let’s check out the significantly larger Portuguese man o’ war, Physalia…

Astropecten articulatus, 18 August 2013

Astropecten articulatus, the Royal starfish; Volusia county, Florida (18 August 2013). When it comes to photographing wildlife, nature, and various facets of ecology, I’ll work with pretty much anything I come across. Though I may carry a particular bias in favor of Anolis lizards…

Egretta thula, 11 August 2015

Egretta thula, the Snowy egret; Volusia county, Florida (11 August 2015). There are many, many reasons to love going to the beach where I live. The sun, the surf, and that fantastically thick and salty seabreeze… The sights, the sounds, the textures, and occasionally,…