Tag Archives: amphibian

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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08.20.2021 You guessed it…Frog Friday

Bullfrog on a pad…sort of. These guys are always smiling although it often seems a wry smile.  I should start bringing a bag of flies with me.

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08.13.2021 Frog Friday-mini model

I was chasing a moth in Brickyard Meadow last Saturday when I saw something not much larger than the moth on a sensitive fern leaf a few inches away.  Although it was partially hidden under another overhanging leaf and I … Continue reading

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08.06.2021 Frog Noir Friday

Mike Powell posted a nice frog shot on FB and I am sure it will be on his blog soon.  I figured I should follow his lead and post another Frog Friday. B&W is a little different and I think … Continue reading

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07.23.2021 Frog Friday XXXIV

Going through the search archives we are somewhere around the thirty fifth Frog Friday.  I might have missed one or two. But now a number is established. This is one of the few bullfrogs I have photographed that is not … Continue reading

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07.09.2021 Frog Friday-a young cutie

Hello Lithobates catebianus fans. Another week has passed quickly and we’re back at week’s end. I bet the frogs are liking all the rain we’ve received this week…it’s not only ducks who enjoy it…and I hope the weather is favoring … Continue reading

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07.02.2021 TGIFF

It’s been a long week here at SGNP. I found a tick on me last Friday and got some doxycycline to be safe.  Guess that I am now allergic to it.  Face got all tingly and the advice is to … Continue reading

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06.11.2021 Frog Friday-Bullfrog at the Poor Farm Mud Spa

I bet those long toes could use a pedicure as well.

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06.04.2021 Frog Friday

I’ve stopped by Moosehorn Pond a few times as summer approaches. It is my favorite spot for photographing bullfrogs and yesterday was the first day I found one.  Walking the entire length of the pond this was the only one … Continue reading

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05.28.2021 Frog Friday-A feeble attempt

The bullfrogs are back in healthy numbers in Poor Farm Swamp.  Most were not in a good position for photography, lounging under the shrubs and grasses that grow along the banks of the ponds but all the mating sounds were … Continue reading

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