Tag Archives: amphibian

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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10.15.2021 Frog Friday

Frog season has definitely wound down here but some are still hopping about. This little guy was digging the sun in our lawn (another reason to not use herbicides) while I was mowing one afternoon.  Fortunately he stuck around long … 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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10.01.2021 Frog Friday

Ordinarily most of us prefer a head on shot and a look into the eyes of our subject…assuming it is a subject with eyes. It is good to see other views and I liked this look at the back of … 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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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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