Tag Archives: eastern painted turtle
Eastern Painted Turtle-Chrysemys picta, female. Females have shorter front nails. A male’s are noticeably longer. While shooting at Moosehorn Pond this past Sunday, I had hoped to photograph a turtle. No luck and it was getting late so I packed … Continue reading
Last week it was bees. Almost every day is world something day. Celebrating turtles is better than donuts or cheeseburgers. Hark! The object of our admiration. Painted Turtle in Poor Farm Swamp
Just as with the frogs, of which I managed to get a few new images on Sunday morning, turtles will be heading to mud city for the winter pretty soon. I only found this one however it was still a … Continue reading
I was just about to leave Moosehorn Pond last Saturday when I spotted this Eastern Painted Turtle-Chrysemys picta picta enjoying some relaxing time on a log. I spoiled it by stopping to photograph her and after a few exposures down she … Continue reading
One of the Poor Farm Swamp denizens having a nice neck stretch.
I don’t get to photograph many species of turtles so this probably won’t be a regular thing. But often when I say something like that more happens so we’ll see. These were also sunning last Saturday as i walked the … Continue reading
Yesterday afternoon I set out to photograph turtles. I don’t usually shoot mid-afternoon but they like to bask in the sun and morning at this time of the year is too cool. I found them in a couple of places … Continue reading
I wish I had more opportunities to photograph turtles. I do have several images from over the years, but lately don’t see as many as I once did. As I was leaving Moosehorn Pond the other day, I noticed two … Continue reading
With apologies to T. WIlliams and E. Taylor who was no turtle. Hey, gnarly dude hangin’ twenty.