Tag Archives: Moosehorn POnd

06.16.2021 Lily Pads as Pacman

While at Moosehorn Pond on the same day as the previous water-lily shot, I captured a couple of pads with nice water drops that accumulated during the rain just prior to my arrival. I picked out a couple with some … Continue reading

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0-6.12.2021 Saturday Night Soaker

It was raining when I left the house this morning but radar showed it letting up to the north and, sure enough, when I arrived at the pond it had stopped.  But the evidence remained. White Water-lily-Nymphaea odorata

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06.08.2021 Two for Tuesday

While at the pond the first tiny find was this damselfly.  Although very common it was a first sighting for me. Eastern Forktail-Ischnura verticalis female. After shooting this I moved along and found what I thought from a distance to be … Continue reading

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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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10.02.2020 Frog Friday

Well, I have no idea how this format got here, but hopefully this post will come out looking right. The editor is not at all how it looked yesterday. Last Saturday I went to North Quabbin and photographed the foliage … Continue reading

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07.28.2020 A Couple of Odes

Not much of a sunrise but Sunday was another good day at the pond on Moosehorn Road. More frogs, waterlilies and a few dragonflies and damselflies. I posted an Autumn Meadowhawk-Sympetrum vicinum a few days ago, but had a chance … Continue reading

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07.21.2020 Moosehorn Pond Dragonfly

I haven’t seen many dragonflies this year but admittedly I haven’t looked very hard either.  Shame on me. Even this past Sunday morning, after the pink water-lily, I was looking for bullfrogs,which I found, and saw the motion of this … Continue reading

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07.20.2020-2 Pink Reflection on Moosehorn Pond

Sunday morning I set out on a mission. I don’t always leave with a preconceived notion of what I am looking for but sometimes I do and this time I did.  I’ve had pretty good luck over the years with … Continue reading

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07.03.2020 Frog Friday-Hey Bullfrog!

Female Bullfrog two ways. I started a bit farther away and slowly crawled closer until I filled the frame with the 180.  Females have tympanums (the round ear drum behind the eye) smaller or about the same size as the … Continue reading

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06.12.2020-2 It’s also Frog Friday

Fergus was in a reflective mood this morning. Click me!   🙂

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