“Mr. Green Jeans”

Earlier this spring, I was mowing along the country road that I live on. As I pulled out into the road, I saw a small Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus) laying in the middle of the road, apparently warming up to the sun that was hitting the gravel road. Not wanting this little guy to […]

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Soaking Up the Sun

Today’s post includes a couple of images of a Diamondback Water Snake (Nerodia rhombifera) that I came upon during one of my kayak outings. The Diamondback is a non-venomous water snake, but is purported to have a vicious bite when defending itself. So my advice … don’t try to pick one up! One of my […]

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A Green Day in the Country

You might remember the owl fledgling I photographed and posted on a couple of weeks ago. And you might recall that I was on my way home from photographing woodland wildflowers when my neighbor stopped me and alerted me of the owl. Well, I photographed the little owlet for a few minutes, but sensing nervousness […]

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