Tag Archives: Lithobates catesbeianus

05.06.2022 Frog Friday…in a frog’s eye

The season has begun!  I found this cute female basking in Poor Farm Swamp while walking the rail trail last Sunday during my failed turtle search. I continue to be impressed and babble on about the nice detail the Tamron … Continue reading

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04.22.2022-Frog Friday-The Thinker

On Earth Day 2022, this thoughtful bullfrog might be pondering the future of our planet and the health of its environment. Well, of course that is putting a bit too much anthropomorphism into this image but frogs are a keystone … Continue reading

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02.25.2022 Frog Friday

There’s snow on the way here and more single nighttime digits forecast. Seems an apt time to gaze upon some green goodness. Meteorological Spring is just 5 days away.  🙂

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10.29.2021 Smile! TGIFF

Found another from earlier this month. Have a great weekend, all!!!

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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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09.17.2021 Frog Friday-The tail end of polliwoginess

Here’s a little cutie sporting the last vestige of its polliwog tail. The tympanum is just forming and looks small enough to indicate a young lady but I guess that could change with maturity. The supply of frogs to photograph … Continue reading

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09.10.2021 Frog Friday

I found this guy hanging around in Moosehorn Pond a while back.  Although I don’t think he was actually gripping the twig it does appear that way and a bit menacing as well.   🙂 I’ll be taking a blogging break … Continue reading

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08.27.2021 Frog Friday…What?!! You didn’t bring flies?

Sure looks like that’s what he’s thinking. Flies for Frogs Universal said my order had shipped but apparently not in time for this little guy.  Bummer!  

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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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