Tag Archives: wildlife

05/31/2019 Nothing to Grouse about

Yesterday morning I decided to visit a North Quabbin gate where I have found several nice clusters of Pink Lady’s Slippers in the past. After photographing them I started walking back towards my car when I spotted another of my … Continue reading

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03.08.2015 Summer Orange

Today was so confusing.  There was a glimmer of a sunrise, followed by the sky becoming quite overcast by late morning.  Murphy and I went for a walk and a snow squall popped by for a short visit.  This afternoon … Continue reading

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02.19.2015 More Escapism

I suppose we could say this is the winter from hell frozen over.  It just doesn’t want to end and the temperature is staying around 20-30 degrees below normal for this time of the year. Here’s another February warm me … Continue reading

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07.01.2014 A good deed rewarded

This morning I did the towels in the laundry for Mary Beth.  OK, not the biggest good deed ever, but it is good.   When I carried the towels out to the line I saw this first bunny image.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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06.11.2014 Selfie in a frog’s eye

While photographing Spirit Falls this morning, my friend and I noticed this bullfrog lollygagging near the edge of the stream.  It blended right in and we almost didn’t see him sitting there.A most obliging chap, I was able to get … Continue reading

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05.22.2014 For Lottie

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02.10.2012 Painted Turtle behaving badly

Here is an example of aggressive basking behavior in a Painted Turtle.  From reading, it appears this behavior has a few contributing factors such as temperature and time of day along with size of the individual.  Guess “there just ain’t … Continue reading

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11.18.10 Beavers in New Salem

I don’t get to photograph wildlife very often as I spend much of my time pursuing other subjects.  It’s not for lack of interest.  While hiking along the Middle Branch of the Swift River in New Salem, I was lucky … Continue reading

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