Tag Archives: Norwottuck Rail Trail

08.19.2022 Frog Friday-Ah Youth

While jockeying for position between the two Frog Friday shots of August 5, I spotted this young and colorful bullfrog sitting a few feet away from the larger and more mature frog. Female bullfrog-Lithobates catesbeianus in Poor Farm Swamp on … Continue reading

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08.05.2022 Happy Frog Friday

Prior to finding the Green Herons this past Monday, I came across several bullfrogs enjoying Poor Farm Swamp’s quiet morning.  This little guy was the first.  Others to follow on future FFs….or sooner. My first attempt of the morning.  I … Continue reading

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08.01.2022 My morning with Butorides virescens

AKA Green Heron. I decided to walk the rail trail this morning looking for frogs.  It was overcast which would be good at cutting down the glare that is sometimes unavoidable on a sunny day with a wet frog. Even … Continue reading

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07.10.2022 Prey Manipulation in Great Blue Herons

Sounds pretty scientific, huh?  I’m no scientist but did read a little bit about what is going on in this image. This is the same heron I posted images of from a month ago.  It caught this fish, a catfish … Continue reading

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07.08.2022 Happy Frog Friday!

While walking along the Norwottuck Rail Trail on the 4th of July I spotted this little Green Frog enjoying the sunny morning. Green Frog-Lithobates clamitans fma Rana clamitans male. It’s a pretty easy life for a frog, just lazing around … Continue reading

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06.14.2022 You should have seen the one that got away.

It was this big…

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06.03.2022 Frog Friday-Croaking for Love

Some animals mate for life, birds especially, but frogs do not.  Basically their version of a one night stand. Once mating is completed they go their own way and once the female lays her eggs she also hits the road … Continue reading

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05.08.2022 Silent Sunday-Happy Mother’s Day

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05.06.2022 A few minutes of GBH fun

I set out again to shoot some turtles and maybe a frog or two and did so cannot do a fourth “You don’t always” post.  No complaint about that.  And I usually like to keep my subjects varied over time … Continue reading

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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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