Category Archive for 'Favourite Moments'

favourite moments # 7 – eastern milk snake

Friday, March 16th, 2007

With the weather warming up here, this may be the last favourite moments from the past for awhile, as I should soon be back to reporting mainly live sightings.
The photos in this post are all of a juvenile Eastern Milk Snake (Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum) encountered near Mississagagon Lake, north of Kaladar, Ontario, on Sept. 11, [...]

close encounters with Dolomedes spiders

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

recently molted Dolomedes spider with exuviae in background (Aug. 12, 2004)
(click on image for larger view)
Winter is begin to wear on me a little, and despite recent adventures such as the Mudpuppy Night, I’m beginning to long for my daily invertebrate safaris here at the farm. To remind myself of all the fun I’m [...]

favourite moments # 6 – wonderful salamanders!

Saturday, January 13th, 2007

This is a post in a series about favourite moments of nature observation that have occurred over the past couple or so years. It’ll help to pass the time spent indoors this winter as I wait to be back out observing insects, spiders, frogs and others.
It’s been awhile since I did a Favourite Moments, [...]

favourite moments # 5 – white-tailed fawn

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

This is a post in a series about favourite moments of nature observation that have occurred over the past couple or so years. It’ll help to pass the time spent indoors this winter as I wait to be back out observing insects, spiders, frogs and others.
This photo of a White-tailed Deer fawn (Odocoileus virginianus) [...]

favourite moments # 4 – crossing paths

Saturday, December 16th, 2006

This is a post in a series about favourite moments of nature observation that have occurred over the past couple or so years. It’ll help to pass the time spent indoors this winter as I wait to be back out observing insects, spiders, frogs and others.
We’re just about to take off for a day [...]

favourite moments # 3 – photographing the dobsonfly

Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

This is the third of my posts about favourite moments of nature observation that have occurred over the past couple or so years. It’ll help to pass the time spent indoors this winter as I wait to be back out observing insects, spiders, frogs and others.
The insect in the above photo is a Dobsonfly [...]

favourite moments # 2 – the frog party

Sunday, December 10th, 2006

This the second in my posts about favourite moments of nature observation that have occurred over the past couple or so years. It’ll help to pass the time spent indoors this winter as I wait to be back out observing insects, spiders, frogs and others.
I shot this photo in late summer 2003. It’s [...]