Tag Archives: American Bullfrog

07.03.2020 Frog Friday-Hey Bullfrog!

Female Bullfrog two ways. I started a bit farther away and slowly crawled closer until I filled the frame with the 180.  Females have tympanums (the round ear drum behind the eye) smaller or about the same size as the … Continue reading

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06.12.2020-2 It’s also Frog Friday

Fergus was in a reflective mood this morning. Click me!   🙂

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06.05.2020 Flashbacks Friday

The full moon was hidden last night and remains so this morning so into the archives we dive. Still a bit early for our water lilies but they should be coming along soon. The past couple of months have been … Continue reading

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09.13.2019 Frog Friday 4

Frog season won’t be with us much longer as they will soon head for winter’s mud hibernation.  For now I’ll take advantage of the opportunities and I hope you won’t get too bored with frogs. 🙂 Of course, summer’s passing … Continue reading

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09.06.2019 Bullfrog Blues Friday

I am always bemused by frogs and their seemingly calm expression as they sit or float, occasionally giving up a croak.  Is that to attract a mate?  To express dominance?  To claim their own space?  Does he have the blues? … Continue reading

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08.30.2019 Flashback Frog Friday

Two habits in one.  🙂

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08.23.2019 Frog Friday II

Another subject I can’t stop shooting. I’ve only been seeing bullfrogs and green frogs this year, but I am happy with them.  There’s just something about their calm expression that makes me just a bit giddy.  🙂 Again with the … Continue reading

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08.09.2019 Frog Friday

I know that I just posted a frog two days ago, but this guy is so handsome and obliging that I had to share him too. This was also in Moosehorn Pond.  No frogs tomorrow, I promise.  🙂

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05.29.2019 Frog season is here

It was pretty chilly Saturday morning, so I was surprised to hear some croaking in Poor Farm Swamp. I believe this is a female.  The vocal sac never expanded while I was watching so I can’t be sure, but a … Continue reading

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08.20.2018 Frog Monday

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.

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