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White Squirrel

Posted by on Jan 15, 2017

White Squirrel

One of the most familiar backyard creatures we have in the eastern part of the United States is the Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis). They are on our trees, robbing our bird feeders, “begging” for a snack in the park, but they are not always all the same. Some areas have local populations of melanistic, leucistic, or albino squirrels, and in some cases, these black or white appearances seem to possibly even be a color morph. I photographed this squirrel last week, and its dark (not red) eyes suggest it is not an albino even though it looked so very white. Such a...

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Common Milk Frog (Trachycephalus venulosus)

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017

Common Milk Frog (Trachycephalus venulosus)

What a spectacular view of this Common Milk Frog (Trachycephalus venulosus) by RTPI Affiliate Sean Graesser....

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Hairy Woodpecker

Posted by on Nov 17, 2016

Hairy Woodpecker

It seems like things are looking up for this Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)! Sorry, that was pretty bad…but she’s a pretty underrated and quite pretty...

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Looking Up

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016

Looking Up

The day after this tree was photographed all of the leaves were gone, blasted away by the wind on one of those maddening October days that steal some of our foliage. Nevertheless, that is part of why we love the four seasons and their sometimes very...

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Orange Blaze

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016

Orange Blaze

Honestly, if the fall foliage could go on nonstop without end, it seems most of us would like it…...

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