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Category Archives: Animal Behavior
01.09.2023 Of all things…
So I finally did make an image in 2023. You might think it would be of ice, a waterfall or cascade, some foggy trees, or a sunrise. But it was a turkey vulture that Mary Beth saw from her desk. … Continue reading
10.28.2022 Days of the Porcupine
This little guy, not sure how to tell for sure without getting a face full of quills, was conveniently munching out on the grasses in the rotary relatively oblivious to onlookers. Another photographer friend saw him today also. Guess he … Continue reading
09.23.2022 Frog Friday-maybe the last?
We are starting to get a few nights in the 30’s although not a frost in the immediate future. But that might be chilly enough to trigger hibernation. This past Monday I visited one of the more reliable locations for … Continue reading
09.19.2022 Ssssssneaky Sssssssnake Sssssss
While stacking some wood I had just split I felt eyes upon me. When I looked up I saw Eastern Garter Snake-Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis I’ve been bringing the camera out with me when working in the yard and it came … Continue reading
09.02.2022 Frog Friday
Someone needs a little motivation.
08.26.2022 Sweet Feet Frog Friday
It is probably just me but those feet are so cute.
08.19.2022 Frog Friday-Ah Youth
While jockeying for position between the two Frog Friday shots of August 5, I spotted this young and colorful bullfrog sitting a few feet away from the larger and more mature frog. Female bullfrog-Lithobates catesbeianus in Poor Farm Swamp on … Continue reading
08.04.2022 Turtle Thursday
Eastern Painted Turtle-Chrysemys picta, female. Females have shorter front nails. A male’s are noticeably longer. While shooting at Moosehorn Pond this past Sunday, I had hoped to photograph a turtle. No luck and it was getting late so I packed … Continue reading
08.01.2022 My morning with Butorides virescens
AKA Green Heron. I decided to walk the rail trail this morning looking for frogs. It was overcast which would be good at cutting down the glare that is sometimes unavoidable on a sunny day with a wet frog. Even … Continue reading
07.15.2022 Frog Friday
I have no idea if this is the same little guy I shot with the iPhone two FFs ago. They change color, hence the versicolor moniker, so that’s not a hint. At any rate, at least this one is in … Continue reading