Tag Archives: New Salem

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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08.26.2021 P2K

11+ years and lots of photography. Thanks to everyone who has followed my blog during all these years and posts. I appreciate your interest, likes, and comments. This is a location in New Salem, MA that I visit often.  Saw … Continue reading

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08.23.2021 Monday Morning Gentle Light

Henri gave us a break for most of the morning o there were a few hours for some photography.  I’ve looked at these trees for a number of visits to the sunrise lookout and liked the light on this particular … Continue reading

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08.23.2021 Not what I was looking for…

Although I was just there on Saturday and there are so many places to visit, I decided to return to Moosehorn Pond this morning.  I have wanted to photograph a particular flower, Marsh St. Johnswort, for a few years and … Continue reading

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08.22.2021 Silent Sunday-117 Canada Goose Gaggle

Yes, I counted them.

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08.19.2021 Thurtlesday…I’ve got my eye on you

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

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08.15.2021 Sunday Silence

A peaceful post and a change of pace from all the insects…but one. Pink White Water-lily-Nymphaea odorata with a side of Water-lily Leaf Beetle-Galerucella nymphaeae. I didn’t see the beetle until on the display in Lightroom.  They are quite common. … Continue reading

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08.06.2021 Fog Friday

From a nice foggy morning walk in North Quabbin.

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