Tag Archives: Rana catesbeiana

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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06.17.2022 Frog Friday- a new favorite?

It’s hard to pick just one favorite and of course the most recent stands out in your mind.  But the lighting and pose along with the floating leaf all make this at least among my favorites. Another shot from this … 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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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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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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