Category Archives: macro photography

06.19.2021 Large-lace border

One of my favorite moths that I have seen a number of times over the years. This one is about 1″ in wingspan and I was lucky to find it in such pristine condition. Large Lace Border-Scopula limboundata in my … Continue reading

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06.14.2021 Macro Monochrome Melding Monday

Sensitive Fern-Onoclea sensibilis Also done on “Green Day” but tossed the color.

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06.12.2021 Miss Pinky in Space

I posted this flower the other day entwined.  But floating in space is fun too. Grass Pink-Calopogon tuberosus As for the title…..

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06.10.2021 Just this one…

When I walked into MacLeod Field (I only recently learned the actual name of what I have been calling Lawrence Swamp wet meadow) early last Saturday morning I didn’t expect to find orchids that early in the month but felt … Continue reading

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06.08.2021 Two for Tuesday

While at the pond the first tiny find was this damselfly.  Although very common it was a first sighting for me. Eastern Forktail-Ischnura verticalis female. After shooting this I moved along and found what I thought from a distance to be … Continue reading

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06.07.2021 An eventful Sunday morning at Moosehorn Pond

I went on another bullfrog safari yesterday.  It was a little successful but they are still a bit behind schedule due to the cool mornings we’ve been having.  I’ll share one or two on FF. Once I accepted the dearth … Continue reading

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06.06.2021 Silent Sunday-Swamp Oak Leaf with Dew

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06/05/2021 Saturday Night Extra

This morning I visited the wet meadow where I often find two species of native orchids.  But…usually they are not in flower until mid-June.  I was lucky and found both flowering early albeit the Grass Pink which will follow was … Continue reading

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06.05.2021 Frostless Frostweed

I have never seen the frost curls with this plant in the autumn as another species with the same name puts forth. I regularly find the flowers in Quabbin Park and these get mowed down with the grass once flowering … Continue reading

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06.02.2021-2 Quabbin Park Loop Road-Lichen on Rock

When I am walking along this road I often look at the “guard” rocks that keep us from driving onto the grounds and sometimes find interesting patterns which have been subjects of previous posts. I haven’t ID’d the lichen yet … Continue reading

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