Category Archives: Turtles

Wildlife Visits at the End of Summer

(click on any image to enlarge it) As summer ends below are a few photos of some Backyard Wilderness wildlife activity that complete summer. One morning a couple of Turkey Vultures were hanging around the high tension tower near the Backyard Wilderness property, however usually I see Hawks on the tower.   Painted Turtles like […]

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Spring Transitions to Summer

(click on any image to enlarge it) As spring transitions into summer there is a diverse variety of wildlife on the Backyard Wilderness property which is exciting to photograph and share with others.                                             […]

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February Wild Weather

(click on any image to enlarge it) February is supposed to be one of the snowiest months in New Jersey; however it might end up being one of the mildest Februarys on record in the Garden State, according to New Jersey State Climatologist David Robinson, who teaches at Rutgers University. http://www.nj.com/weather/index.ssf/2017/02/7_strange_facts_about_february_2017_weather.html The month of February […]

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Summer Swamp Days

(click on any image to enlarge it) There has not been as much wildlife activity on the Backyard Wilderness property this summer as in past summers. Below are some photos I was fortunate enough to make while in the swamp blind on several different days. The first is a photo of several Painted Turtles sunning […]

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Swamp Days

(click on any image to enlarge it) I enjoy photographing wildlife by the swamp and the pond on the Backyard Wilderness property during the spring, summer and fall. One early morning this month, while I was in the swamp blind I began photographing a Tree Swallow on the tip of a dead tree.   After […]

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