Tag Archives: New Salem

09.02.2020 Wordless Water-lily Wednesday

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08.09.2020-2 A slight change in plans

My trip to Moosehorn Pond was intentional and my plans there also although I was thinking of dragonflies which were not terribly abundant.  The change is that I was going to do this as a “Silent Sunday” post but decided … Continue reading

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07.31.2020 T.G.I.F.F.

I’ve been waiting all week for Frog Friday to return. Started the week on Monday with bullfrogs. Thought about bullfrogs all week. Ended the week on Friday with bullfrogs. Hope to spend the weekend with bullfrogs. 🙂

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07.29.2020 Wordless Water-lily Wednesday

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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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07.27.2020 Saturday’s Continued Good Morning

Saturday morning was just full of surprises.  As the fog settled into the valley looking east over North Quabbin, the sun rose and this stratus clouded sky happened. After the two previous images I shared from New Salem I thought … Continue reading

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07.26.2020 Silent Sunday

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07.25.2020 Saturday Sea (of Fog) Surprise

Lots of fog this morning, a good thing, but when I got to my intended location, there was absolutely no visibility.  So I set off for another spot where I though the fog would not be as thick…but it was. … Continue reading

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07.24.2020 Frog Friday

A couple of guys from last Sunday after the Pink Waterlily and Autumn Meadowhawk but before the Eastern Painted Turtle…it was a good morning.  🙂 Seemingly always with a smile on their face. Caped and amused. The other guy’s good … 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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