Tag Archives: Painted Turtle

04.25.2021 Painted Turtles on a Log

Yesterday afternoon I set out to photograph turtles.  I don’t usually shoot mid-afternoon but they like to bask in the sun and morning at this time of the year is too cool. I found them in a couple of places … Continue reading

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8.18.18 Future Turtles of America

Here are a couple images of egg laying this past spring. Eastern Painted Turtle at Bassett Pond inside Quabbin’s Gate 33. Common Snapping Turtle inside Gate 35 under the power lines. Although I look close to them, both were made … Continue reading

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11.19.2013 Balancing Act and a Turtle Turf War

Beth Walsh recently posted a nice shot of a turtle with its feet outstretched which reminded me of these images so I thought I would share them-from Poor Farm Swamp.This Eastern Painted Turtle was just chillin’ with its damsel pal … Continue reading

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09.08.2013 Finally

Yes, finally….I got a shot of a painted turtle at Poor Farm Swamp.  And, also finally, I got a good shot of a Butter and Eggs wildflower…a Toadflax.  I didn’t get out yesterday and almost didn’t today either as the … Continue reading

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