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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Travels: Maine Critters

Although I uploaded a ton of pictures to iNaturalist, trying ID the various flowers, trees, and shrubs, I also saw a variety of more mobile creatures. (And also uploaded them to iNaturalist)

I mean, look how adorable!!!!

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Long-claw Hermit Crab Pagurus longicarpus

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Common Eider Somateria mollissima

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Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle

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Harbor Seal Phoca vitulina

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Common Loon Gavia immer (with chicks!)

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Green Frog Lithobates clamitans (hiding in a tamarack)

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Once again I was desperately wishing for a good zoom lens when I was trying t get good pictures of these creatures whose details I couldn’t make out with the naked eye. But I don’t think I did too bad with what I had.

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