Portraits of a few frogs from the pond.
Sunday, May 30, 2010
Thursday, May 27, 2010
Saturday, May 22, 2010
to be bothered....or perhaps they're oblivious.
The mallard seemed unfazed by the new guy...
VERY excited to find this Green Heron at the pond today! Rather homely compared to it's elegant cousin, the Great Blue Heron, this bird is smaller, more compact, and has a shorter neck. The coloring is lovely, though---a grayish green back and wings, and a rich rust-colored chest that has a white striped pattern. Sorry for the blurry photos---the heron was across the pond and I had to do a full zoom to catch it at all.
Friday, May 21, 2010
Yesterday morning, I stepped out onto the patio that looks out over the pond and startled a fox---who leaped from the patio and dashed down toward the pond. I had my coffee instead of a camera, of course. Later I got a shot of the fox's intended breakfast, though. This little fellow and his friends have condos in the stone wall next to the patio.