I took this photo at the swamp yesterday while looking for all sorts of slithers and their eggs. He looks so freaking adorable as he waits for a mate to come bouncing down the hill to greet him.
This guy. A marbled salamander larvae, was unexpectedly found during a swamp session! Spring is here!
Swans are very easy to find here in NY. I’ve taken a billion or so photos in every cliche pose that they are capable of. But not this day. This day there was a pair of tired and sleepy swans who didn’t seem to mind me and my camera for just a little bit. This swan peering over at me to doublecheck that I am indeed, Not Scary.
Where are the people?” resumed the little prince at last. “It’s a little lonely in the desert…” “It is lonely when you’re among people, too,” said the snake.- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
When you find the dark chords of passionate music in a common parking lot.
Anyone who watched Woody Woodpecker back in the day can easily finish that sentence. But even if you can’t, here is a gorgeous pileated woodpecker that I saw this morning!