This is the earliest in March I’ve ever started up official Toad Patrol Season. It’s fun, but spooky! This is the earliest in March I’ve ever started up official Toad Patrol Season. It’s fun, but spooky!
Monthly Archives: March 2012
Here in New York state, differentiating between Leopard Frogs (Rana pipiens) and Pickerel Frogs (Rana palustris) can be tough. So when I encountered this happy fellow on an amphibian hunt this week (I was exploring Dusky Ravine on an unseasonably warm … Continue reading
I’m such a baby! Like most areas of the U. S., Western New York state has had one of the mildest winters in many years. This hasn’t stopped my complaining that it’s not ending soon enough. It’s because I’ve missed … Continue reading
Meet Eugenia One-Eye, an American toad I discovered in a shovelful of soil while puttering around in a flower bed in my front yard last may. Named by my 4 year old daughter, Eugenia in this photo is young, only … Continue reading