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)

Blue-tailed skink
Blue-tailed skink
So busy sunning himself in the waning October warmth that he didn't bother to run away before I got a few shots.
photo by Mark Minasi