Here’s a grab bag of critter photos that aren’t insects, spiders and other bugs. Lots of birds, a few mammals, some amphibians. A lot of these fall under the “right-place-at-the-right-time” rubric…
A mink peeks over a rock at our pond
A red tailed hawk takes flight in Charlotte, VT
A grey tree frog clings to the gunnel of our canoe
A male ruby-throated hummingbird feeds on the Manchu Cherry by our back deck
A painted turtle peeks from inside its shell
A red eft along the trail up in the woods behind the house
A northern oriole perches in a nearby aspen
Canada geese take wing in the corn fields in Richmond, Vt
A barn swallow poses on a wire along Shaker Mountain Road
Two bluebirds at the box in our front field
A great blue heron in flight over Lake Champlain near Sandbar State Park
A chickadee on a vine
A male bluebird in the front yard birch
A green frog in our pond
A momma opossum and her four babies
A turkey vulture cruises the sky above Lake Dunmore
A turkey vulture in the sky above our house
A leopard frog
A garter snake prowls the bank of Fargo Brook after a big flood.
Another leopard frog!
Jersey cows in our neighbor’s meadow
A close up of a chickadee by our feeder
A pair of white tailed deer in the early winter along Taft Road
A bright male cardinal
A red squirrel stares me down on our back patio
Three wild turkeys take flight along Shaker Mountain Road
A wood duck in our pond
A pair of bluebirds in the front yard birch
A yellow bellied sapsucker prepares to make a racket!
A rose breasted grosbeak in the willow by the pond
A tufted titmouse with a mouthful in the poplar by the pond
A cat bird in the willow by the pond
A male bluebird perched on the volleyball post
A male red winged blackbird surveys the field along Camel’s Hump Road
A family of Canada geese on the pond near the top of Shaker Mountain Road
Our two duck, Rupert & Rita, by the pond
May 1, 2015 at 8:33 am
Wow! Wow! And Wow! You have such an amazing eye, talent with your camera and a talent for being in the right place at the right time. Thank you for sharing the beauty with us.
May 1, 2015 at 10:34 am
Thanks Barb—I appreciate your effusiveness! Happy to share!