Tag Archives : Amphibian


25. The Great Green Yawn

I bet most fellow nature photographers assumed – just like I did- tree frogs to be hugely enterprising, energetic and cheerful creatures. Skilfully hopping from blackberry to blackberry, climbing in trees like professional circus artists, swinging on stalks, as if they were climbing frames and sliding along thick blades like skilled pole dancers. So I […]

Yawning Tree frog

Meerkikker Pelophylax ridibundus Pool frog marsh frog

12. It’s a Frogs Life 3

Frogs are programmed quite simplistically: as soon as there’s any potential danger: dive! Logical enough, but a bit sad for the photographer the happy party ends as soon as (s)he enters… The enthusiastic quacking abruptly dies and the ditch looks as if there have never been any frogs and never will be again. Good show, […]