Franklin Countys First News


After its mother told it to stay put in the woods, this adorable little fawn came right up to me four or five times while I was running and seemed to say, "Are you my mother?" before leaving to be reunited with its mama in the woods across the road. I'm sure I didn't smell right. (Photographed by Jane Naliboff)

I have taken pictures of this nest under the eves of my barn at different stages. Now the birds are ready to fly out! (Bernadette Harvell)

(Bernadette Harvell)

(Bernadette Harvell)

(Bernadette Harvell)

(Bernadette Harvell)

(Bernadette Harvell)

(Bernadette Harvell)

A fawn high steps across the road in Weld. (Dennis York)

A snapping turtle with a blood sucker on her shell. (Dennis York)

A snapping turtle at Hill's Pond. (Dennis York)

A doe and her fawn ducking behind some ferns on the Pond road. (Dennis York)

A doe near Webb lake. (14Dennis York)

Snapping turtle. (Dennis York)

Snapping turtle laying her eggs. (Dennis York)

Leaving the nest. (Dennis York)

Sunset over Wilton. (Dennis York)

Walking man. (Heidi Jean Marshall)

Morning bird, Old Orchard Beach. (Heidi Jean Marshall)

Pileated woodpecker. (Paige Plourde)

Pileated woodpecker. (Paige Plourde)

Tractor in field. (Paige Plourde)

Morning dew. (Holly LaPointe)

Canada Geese family at the head of Wilson Lake in Wilton. (Tom Oliver)

Yellow-billed Cuckoo at the head of Wilson Lake in Wilton(quite rare for this far north). (Tom Oliver)

Male Eastern Bluebird leaving the nest box with fecal sac in Wilton. (Tom Oliver)

male Baltimore Oriole at the head of Wilson Lake in Wilton. (Tom Oliver)

(Melissa Howard)

Industry. A piece of serenity. (Melissa Howard)

(Melissa Howard)

(Melissa Howard)

(Melissa Howard)

(Melissa Howard)

The Poppies are a poppin’. (Gil Riley)

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  1. Gil
    I love your poppy pic

  2. Cheez, Tomas --- we spent Wednesday over to San Pedro looking for the yellow bill, and all we found were a bunch of Blue Grosbeaks, Yellow Breasted Chats, Hooded Orioles, Abert's Towhees, and the usual guys. Your Baltimore and eastern blue are great photo shots.

  3. Nice work (or play), everyone! Especially like the dewdrops & ocean images.

  4. Wow! These photos were great and amazing! Thanks to all🙂

  5. Thanks for the great pics everyone, nice find and photo on the Yellow-billed Cuckoo Tom!

  6. The Yellow-billed Cuckoo was there again yesterday morning (Sunday) down near the lake both times if you go look for it, Steve.

  7. On the picture of "dew" on a leaf, this is actually from guttation. This is the result of root pressure and these drops come from pores in the leaf tips early in the morning.

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