Saturday, September 18, 2010

A Recent Guest to the Pond for SOOTCS

A recent guest to the pond has been a leopard frog.   We have several green frogs that have stayed throughout the summer.  As this is the first year of our pond we do not know what the frogs will do when the winter comes.  We have enjoyed watching them.  My husband has been finding the odd cricket for them as well.  

Leopard Frog with logo 9-18
I can’t take credit for this photo.  My husband took it with the telephoto lens. 
More Straight Out of the Camera Sunday photos can be found at Jan's  Stop by and if you have a photo that has not been edited beyond a crop you can post it for the rest of us to see.   Valerie

11 comments:

A Garden of Threads said...

Neat looking frog:)

EG Wow said...

He/she looks like it's tired and feels better hugging the rock.

ruthi said...

awesome. that is a nice looking frog. not the usual green one.

Jan said...

Love this capture. It'll be interesting to find out what happens over the winter.

MarieElizabeth said...

Beautiful shot!

Cyndy said...

That's a great pic of a sweet frog. I was amazed in my own pond how the frogs moved right in. If you allow some mud to accumulate at the bottom of the pond, the frogs will dig themselves in and are actually frozen til the next spring. Apparently they have a sort of antifreeze chemical that allows them to survive this way.

Icy BC said...

Quite a visitor, just relaxing in the sun! Beautiful shot!

Lynn said...

Perfect shot.

Lavender Cottage said...

Well this great photo came at the right time Val - I thought I had leopard frogs too but the spots are not are distinctive. After checking my frog poster from the CWF I believe I have mink frogs; a cozy family of 3.
Judith

Crafty Gardener said...

your husband captured a great shot of the frog

Sherrie said...

Hi!
Great picture! Very handsome frog. Have a great day!

Sherrie
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