Common Sanddragon in the New Jersey Pinelands

Common Sanddragon in the New Jersey Pinelands

Bass River State Forest

June 2022

More information on the Common Sanddragon dragonfly – https://njodes.org/Pages/SpeciesAccount.aspx?id=312

Visit Bass River State Forest – https://nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/bassriverstateforest.html

This uncropped image was shot with the Canon 28mm macro lens. Shooting dragonflies or small butterflies with a short lens is very difficult yet allows for a broad view of the surrounding landscape.

Spring Peeper at Splitrock Reservoir

Spring Peeper
Splitrock Reservoir
Morris County NJ
October 2021

More info on Spring Peepers – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spring_peeper

Eastern Box Turtle in Northern New Jersey

Eastern Box Turtle
Ringwood NJ
September 2021

The best way to “capture” wildlife is to snap a picture, do not bring animals indoors or home with you. Removing wildlife even temporarily from their habitat can impair their survival skills.