02 August 2014

Critters: tadpoles



Tadpoles in a small lake in the forest
along Luukkaa nature trail, 17.6.2014.

I'm linking to
Camera Critters
Saturday's Critters

http://camera-critters.blogspot.fi/2014/08/camera-critters-330.html

Saturday's Critters

58 comments:

  1. HI Gunilla It is a while since I have seen tadpoles so good to see these shots. Have a great weekend.

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    1. Thank you Margaret! I haven't seen any in many many years, but now my timing was great. Enjoy your weekend!

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  2. Wow ! What amazing photos !
    Gunilla, I wish you a great weekend :)

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    1. Thank you Ela! Have a lovely weekend!

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  3. Ohhh... there are so many, Gunilla and you have captured them so well!!
    Have a nice weekend and greetings from Holland,
    Anna :))

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    1. Thank you Anna! Have a great weekend!

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  4. Well captured Gunilla. The cycle of life continues.

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    1. Thank you Linley! In most places the water dried up before the eggs developed into tadpoles.

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  5. Hi Gunilla,
    Beautifully much tadpoles together.
    I wish you a very nice weekend.
    Best regards, Irma

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    1. Thank you Irma! Have a lovely weekend!

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  6. Oh my, I have totally forgotten to look for tadpole this year although I have heard plenty of bullfrogs!

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    1. Thank you EG! I was lucky. In many places the water dried up before there were tadpoles.

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  7. Hello Gunilla, what cool captures of the Tadpoles.. Thank you for sharing your post with my critter party.. Have a happy weekend!

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    1. Thank you Eileen! A happy weekend to you as well!

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  8. So many! I am trying to imagine that many frogs! :)

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    1. Thank you Indrani! That could be fun. :)

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  9. :) In Romanian we call them "mormoloci'! I have not seen for a long time tadpoles!
    Enjoy your weekend!

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    1. Thank you Ileana! I haven't even thought to go look for tadpoles, but this year I was lucky.

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  10. they are amazing things as they transform!

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    1. Thank you Theresa! They're interesting little things.

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  11. Oh my goodness! I haven't seen that many since I was a kid!!!!...:)JP

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    1. Thank you! Me neither so I was very happy about them.

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  12. Amazing to see so many tadpoles, hard to imagine them all hopping around on land as frogs. :)

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    1. Thank you Diane! They'd disappear in the forest, but it would be very cool.

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  13. Great captures- I haven't seen so many together in a long time!

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    1. Thank you Terri! I haven't seen this many since I was little.

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  14. I guess it is good that so few survive-- otherwise we would be up to our foreheads in frogs (or is it up to our toupees in toads?)

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    1. Thank you Kenneth! They're good at hiding in the forest. I don't think we would have to be afraid of that. :)

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  15. Great critter photos Gunilla, wonderful shots of those tadpoles.

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    1. Thank you Denise! They're kind of cute. :)

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  16. They're always lovely to see. Great to see.

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  17. Brilliant, the first, tadpoles, I love 'em.

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  18. Whoa..that's a lot of tadpoles!

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    1. Thank you Icy! There really was a lot of them.

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  19. Great shots and a mass of tadpoles. There will be many frogs.

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    1. Thank you Christian! I hope so, that would be great.

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  20. Where did you find them???
    They look a little bit ugly ;-)

    I hope, you'll have a nice Weekend, Gunilla!!

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    1. Thank you Frauke! I wen't looking for them where I'd seen frogs earlier in the spring in a small lake in the forest. I think they're kind of cute. Have a great weekend!

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  21. You brought back fond childhood memories with this post. Thank you!

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    1. Thank you Daniel! I loved watching the tadpoles as a child. :)

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  22. Cool shots! My granddaughter and I love to look for tadpoles in the spring.

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    1. Thank you Karen! I haven't seen tadpoles for many many years.

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  23. jisses. Jag har inte sett sådana sedan jag var barn. Fina bilder. :)

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    1. Tack Monica! Det var väldigt länge sen jag hade sett grodyngel också.

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  24. These images are so very cool......lots there, I guess that's why they call it a school, it looks more like a college!!

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  25. I would like to see a concentration of tadpoles as well as a child I loved!

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    1. Thank you Leovi! They are fun to watch.

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