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08.26.2022 Sweet Feet Frog Friday

It is probably just me but those feet are so cute.  

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08.19.2022 Frog Friday-Ah Youth

While jockeying for position between the two Frog Friday shots of August 5, I spotted this young and colorful bullfrog sitting a few feet away from the larger and more mature frog. Female bullfrog-Lithobates catesbeianus in Poor Farm Swamp on … Continue reading

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08.05.2022 Happy Frog Friday

Prior to finding the Green Herons this past Monday, I came across several bullfrogs enjoying Poor Farm Swamp’s quiet morning.  This little guy was the first.  Others to follow on future FFs….or sooner. My first attempt of the morning.  I … Continue reading

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07.29.2022 Frog Friday

Here’s a green frog-Lithobates clamitans from 2009.  I made a bunch of frog shots last weekend but wasn’t thrilled with any of them so dug into the archives and found this one that had never been processed. Most of my … Continue reading

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07.22.2022 Frog Friday

For a change a non-green frog…well just a slight hint of green here and there. Pickerel Frog-Lithobates palustris in the grass and mud the way one usually finds them. I  know they are around when I see the grass wiggle … Continue reading

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07.15.2022 Frog Friday

I have no idea if this is the same little guy I shot with the iPhone two FFs ago. They change color, hence the versicolor moniker, so that’s not a hint.  At any rate, at least this one is in … Continue reading

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07.08.2022 Happy Frog Friday!

While walking along the Norwottuck Rail Trail on the 4th of July I spotted this little Green Frog enjoying the sunny morning. Green Frog-Lithobates clamitans fma Rana clamitans male. It’s a pretty easy life for a frog, just lazing around … Continue reading

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06.17.2022 Frog Friday- a new favorite?

It’s hard to pick just one favorite and of course the most recent stands out in your mind.  But the lighting and pose along with the floating leaf all make this at least among my favorites. Another shot from this … Continue reading

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06.03.2022 Frog Friday-Croaking for Love

Some animals mate for life, birds especially, but frogs do not.  Basically their version of a one night stand. Once mating is completed they go their own way and once the female lays her eggs she also hits the road … Continue reading

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04.08.2022 Frog Friday-before and after

Some days the light just isn’t with you. Dull, overcast, just plain unappealing.  But some images can be salvaged and this is an example. Originally I dismissed this shot, but did not delete it, as being too dark and dull. … Continue reading

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