Category Archives: Fauna
Not an official day, but for me any day with a frog in it is a good one. 🙂 Edit-Bullfrog- Lithobates catesbeianus…I always confuse who has or has not the ridge down the back. Advertisements
Just a cute little American Toad to start the day.I think the little bit of swelling on the lower lip is from a mosquito bite.
I don’t know whether frogs and toads can shape a smile or not, but they always look rather irritated. I had to guide this little American Toad out of Bentley’s circle of influence. I don’t think he would have tried … Continue reading
As promised, here is another shot of the preening heron a bit later as the fog began to dissipate..
The vast majority of us have this sense that we own the land we live on and it’s all ours. Not so, at least not in my opinion. Before we cleared the land, dug our foundations, erected a home, and planted … Continue reading
Red efts, the juvenile terrestrial form of the Eastern Red-spotted Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens), are a forest floor constant during the summer in the Quabbin Reservoir…especially when the ground is wet. We finally have had a few storms come through the last … Continue reading