Thursday, January 17, 2013
The mystery continues...
The limp form hanging from the tree is the snake featured in my post of January 3rd. Something had brought it ashore but apparently wasn't interested in consuming it. It was put up high to keep out of reach of inquisitive dogs. Those same inquisitive dogs came across yet another snake yesterday morning. The temperature was 28 degrees. The snake was alive and wriggling across the newly-fallen snow on the pond's surface.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
long otter slide. The otter had taken a shortcut up and over a spit of
land, and then slid all the way back down to the waterline.
Due to the recent high winds, most tracks were blown out and hard to
read, but we found lots of otter sign along the shore, and a huge number
of turkey tracks along the power line swath.
December, at the base of a rocky slope. The camera had been out for
about a month, and this was only the second time the bobcat passed
through the area. Three hours later, we arrived to collect the camera,
and found fresh bobcat tracks on the access road, on the rocks, and
along the shoreline.
Sunday, January 6, 2013
a family of crows outside my kitchen window. The picture of the spread opened
wings was a bit lucky. It might have been resting or hunting at the birdfeeder.
I really enjoy this blog and I am happy to contribute.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
several weeks in a rocky/cliffy area in central MA last fall, when I got
the bobcat photo I posted on 12/1/2012. There was abundant porcupine
sign in the immediate area, including some dens with scat spilling out.