Category Archives: Fauna

07.02.2022 “I’m available”

Cabbage White butterflies-Pieris rapae are mostly in constant motion. But they do alight on flowers at times and as I was checking out our milkweed in the front yard I noticed this female land on one of our geraniums. As … Continue reading

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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

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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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05.04.2022 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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04.08.2022 Frog Friday-before and after

Some days the light just isn’t with you. Dull, overcast, just plain unappealing.  But some images can be salvaged and this is an example. Originally I dismissed this shot, but did not delete it, as being too dark and dull. … Continue reading

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03.27.2022 Silent Sunday….Brrrrrrr

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10.22.2021 Can’t let go of Frog Fridays

And this Spring Peeper can’t let go either as it clings to the side of my garden shed. The nights are getting chilly and the days not as warm, so I know it’s over (frog season that is) but I … 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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09.03.2021 Frog Friday Frog Fun

When I visited MacLeod Field on this past Sunday I had insects on the mind and as you saw had an enjoyable time chasing the Silver-bordered Fritillary. But prior to that I was chasing a small moth when I saw … Continue reading

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