Category Archives: Animal Behavior
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
07.10.2022 Prey Manipulation in Great Blue Herons
Sounds pretty scientific, huh? I’m no scientist but did read a little bit about what is going on in this image. This is the same heron I posted images of from a month ago. It caught this fish, a catfish … Continue reading
07.08.2022 Happy Frog Friday!
While walking along the Norwottuck Rail Trail on the 4th of July I spotted this little Green Frog enjoying the sunny morning. Green Frog-Lithobates clamitans fma Rana clamitans male. It’s a pretty easy life for a frog, just lazing around … Continue reading
06.17.2022 Frog Friday- a new favorite?
It’s hard to pick just one favorite and of course the most recent stands out in your mind. But the lighting and pose along with the floating leaf all make this at least among my favorites. Another shot from this … Continue reading
06.14.2022 You should have seen the one that got away.
It was this big…
06.12.2022 Bwaa haa haa haa
So dutifully looking for frogs yesterday late afternoon, several folks told me as I walked along the rail trail at Poor Farm Swamp that there was a heron ahead. Sure enough, right at the second pond was this youngster standing … Continue reading
06.03.2022 Fuzzy Friday
I’ve tried photographing these guys in the yard a few times but they always seem to be in motion, floating around like so much airborne lint. Yesterday this one individual decided to loll about on one of our blueberry bushes … Continue reading
06.03.2022 Frog Friday-Croaking for Love
Some animals mate for life, birds especially, but frogs do not. Basically their version of a one night stand. Once mating is completed they go their own way and once the female lays her eggs she also hits the road … Continue reading
05.08.2022 Silent Sunday-Happy Mother’s Day
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