The starlings in Paris are a lot prettier than their North American relatives.
This spider lived outside my apartment the entire several months that I lived there.
This was in Luxembourg Gardens.
Tiger Swallowtails make butterfly bush butterfly bush.
His name is Rudy.
Trying to stay warm on a frosty morning
Some kind of Grebe
Bald Eagle and Queen Anne's Lace
We had to take the tray off so this guy couldn't hog all the birds' seed.
Black Turnstones run along the beach with various of their shorebird cousins. I was able to catch this one alone.
In the spring the shore is alive with this yellow flower and native honey bees.
Lavender is a bee favorite also.