Americanized and not only are the numbers a concern, these birds will probably never migrate north. Over the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord Massachusetts.
Or a bad hair day.
Bench Overlooking the Refuge
Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord MA.
Colors of Fall
Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
I wouldn't eat them.
Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Concord, MA
Red Tail Hawk
Not quite sure tho. Quite a distance away and photographed with a Sigma 150-600mm, at 600mm. Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.
Reflection in the Concord River
Painted Turtle (?)
Basking in the sun on a beautiful Mid-October day.
Northern Leopard Frog
Body about thumb size.
We call them "shower heads".
Cat o' nine tails plant
Late in the season.
Probably 3/4-1 mile away.
Guardians of the fields.
Concord River, Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.
In the midst of browns and greens, Concord, MA
Flew in to work this morning. I put my hand down, he walked on and then I showed him the door. Rainy, damp, raw day mid-October, I hope that he made it.
Katydid (Leaf Bug)
Not much bigger than my thumb, walking across the roof of a wet car.
Female North American Cardinal
From a second-story window about 35 ft away at 600mm.
Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird
As another summer ends. Still image captured from an iPhone video.
On a Milkweed plant. Tough to photograph with the iPhone but nice to have around in abundance.
Checking out a Mercedes E300. In El Salvadore, they are known as "Hops" and tend to bring good luck. As with any thing in nature, not to be harmed.
At a nearby Wildlife Refuge.
Heading south about an hour out of KBOS.
Brown Anole Lizard
East Palatka, FL
Across the Red River looking towards Shreveport, LA from Bossier City, LA.
Banded Water Snake
Below a deck that I was standing on. He will bite, not fatal but will make you quite sick for several days. There were several in this immediate area. Palatka, FL
Walking up the driveway. A den somewhere in the woods out in the back yard.
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