Sunday, April 7, 2013

Spring Peepers show up

Photo by Barry Wallace
Spring is taking its time showing up this year but It got over +10C today and that brought out some Spring Peepers.   The one pictured above showed up at The Waterski Park near Ansnorveldt in the Holland Marsh.   These tiny frogs are common in the eastern USA and Canada and depending on what part of the country you're in you may hear them called "pinkletinks", "tinkletoes" or "pink-winks".   Or if you prefer, you can call them by their Latin name: (Pseudacris crucifer).   Whatever you call them, keep an eye open for them because they are only 1" to 1.5" long and prefer to stay close to the ground.
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Barry Wallace  

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