Category Archives: Animal Behavior

05.08.2022 Silent Sunday-Happy Mother’s Day

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05.06.2022 A few minutes of GBH fun

I set out again to shoot some turtles and maybe a frog or two and did so cannot do a fourth “You don’t always” post.  No complaint about that.  And I usually like to keep my subjects varied over time … Continue reading

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05.06.2022 Frog Friday…in a frog’s eye

The season has begun!  I found this cute female basking in Poor Farm Swamp while walking the rail trail last Sunday during my failed turtle search. I continue to be impressed and babble on about the nice detail the Tamron … Continue reading

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05.04.2022 You don’t always get what you want-3

I’m on a roll here.  Sunday afternoon I walked the rail trail hoping to photograph turtles.  I just saw a couple but they were swimming at a distance so just happy to see them.  But, as shown the last few … Continue reading

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04.10.2022 Silent Sunday…so to speak

This morning I visited a beaver pond on some private property.  I’ve done some window treatment work for the owners and was invited to visit the pond whenever I wished and as early a I wished. Today was my first … Continue reading

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03.27.2022 Silent Sunday….Brrrrrrr

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02.25.2022 Frog Friday

There’s snow on the way here and more single nighttime digits forecast. Seems an apt time to gaze upon some green goodness. Meteorological Spring is just 5 days away.  🙂

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10.15.2021 Frog Friday

Frog season has definitely wound down here but some are still hopping about. This little guy was digging the sun in our lawn (another reason to not use herbicides) while I was mowing one afternoon.  Fortunately he stuck around long … Continue reading

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10.08.2021 Frog Friday

Although it’s getting late, frogs are still up and about on Poor Farm Swamp lily-pads. I was pleasantly surprised to see a fair number as I walked the rail trail this past Sunday morning and found this handsome rake shortly … Continue reading

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10.01.2021 Frog Friday

Ordinarily most of us prefer a head on shot and a look into the eyes of our subject…assuming it is a subject with eyes. It is good to see other views and I liked this look at the back of … Continue reading

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