Tag Archives: Rana catesbeiana

05.28.2021 Frog Friday-A feeble attempt

The bullfrogs are back in healthy numbers in Poor Farm Swamp.  Most were not in a good position for photography, lounging under the shrubs and grasses that grow along the banks of the ponds but all the mating sounds were … Continue reading

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01.08.2021 Flashback Friday Frog Favorites

There’s a lot of happiness in nature photography and a bullfrog does it for me…especially when it is smiling.  🙂

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11.13.2020 Frog Friday the Thirteenth

Maybe a lovely frog will give us all some good luck. She’s sitting on a lotus pad doing her best profile pose.  I haven’t seen a frog recently and most likely won’t until next spring.  This is an oldie from … Continue reading

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10.09.2020 Frog Friday-Needled

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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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09.25.2020 Frog Friday

It’s getting a bit more difficult finding these guys between the waning season and our current drought lowering the water levels.  Unfortunately, detritus and toxins don’t go away and as water evaporates from ponds the oxygen levels drop endangering pond … Continue reading

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09.18.2020 You know what day it is!

Came across this guy while walking along the Railtrail next to Poor Farm Swamp. We are due for an early, hopefully light, frost this weekend which portends the end of frog season.  Still a little time left but it’s in … Continue reading

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09.04.2020 Frog Friday…the old and the new

While I was processing today’s recent image I was reminded of my first frog post (actually my first blog post as well) back some years ago.  I have shared it in comments a few times but thought to pair it … Continue reading

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08.28.2020 Frog Friday with a surprise guest

Up close and personal with a Moosehorn Pond Bullfrog. You just never know who might show up to a frog shoot.  I was concentrating on frogs when something told me to look up and there it was.  A bird in … Continue reading

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08.07.2020 Square Frame (Bull)Frog Friday

Here are a few shots from this past week. All from walks at Poor Farm Swamp along the Norwottuck Rail Trail. The handsome guy from the polarizer comparison post with a bit of post processing. A youngster enjoying life on … Continue reading

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