2009 Photos: Birds, Butterflies, Beautyberries, Bullfrogs, Bears and More

It's been a busy year -- little time for pictures -- but I have managed to snap a few. As always, I'm blessed to spend much of my time in places where we get to see a bit of wildlife, and I love sharing it.

(in roughly chronological order)

American beautyberry
American beautyberry
Birds love the berries, deer eat the foliage, and it grows easily. What more could you ask?
photo by Mark Minasi