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Wildlife at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

April 12, 2014

A Canada goose at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A common grackle at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A great blue heron at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A mallard at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A pair of mallards at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A mallard at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Muskrats at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Painted turtles at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard: Canada goose, common grackle, great blue heron, mallards, muskrats and painted turtles.

Wildlife at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

April 8, 2014

A beaver at Puffer Pond in the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Vin Cerrati.
A beaver at Puffer Pond in the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Vin Cerrati.
A Canada goose at Puffer Pond in the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Vin Cerrati.
A Canada goose at Puffer Pond in the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Vin Cerrati.
A muskrat at Puffer Pond in the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, photographed by Vin Cerrati.
Vin Cerrati photographed a beaver, a Canada goose and a muskrat at Puffer Pond in the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard.

Wildlife at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

July 3, 2013

A beaver at ARNWR in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A cedar waxwing at ARNWR in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A chimney swift at ARNWR in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A downy woodpecker at ARNWR in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A green heron at ARNWR in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A mourning cloak at ARNWR in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A muskrat at ARNWR in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A northern leopard frog at ARNWR in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A tree swallow at ARNWR in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury and Maynard: beaver, cedar waxwing, chimney swift, downy woodpecker, green heron, mourning cloak, muskrat, northern leopard frog, and tree swallow.

Muskrat in Stow

December 8, 2012

A muskrat in Stow, photographed with a remote camera by Dan Foster.
Dan Foster used his automatically triggered wildlife camera to record this video of a muskrat eating on the edge of a pond in Stow.

Wildlife at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

June 1, 2013

An American toad at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A Baltimore oriole at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Canada geese at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern towhee at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A grasshopper at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A great blue heron at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A muskrat at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A northern water snake at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A pink lady's slipper at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A tree swallow at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following species at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard and Sudbury: American toad, Baltimore oriole, Canada geese, eastern towhee, grasshopper, great blue heron, muskrat, northern water snake, pink lady's slipper, and tree swallow.

Wildlife at Great Meadows in Concord

April 28, 2013

A common carp at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A great blue heron at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A great blue heron at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A muskrat at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A muskrat at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed a common carp, a great blue heron and a muskrat at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord.

Wildlife in Sudbury

April 17, 2013

A tufted titmouse in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A white-tailed deer in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A dark-eyed junco in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
An eastern bluebird in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Skunk cabbage in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A bufflehead in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A great blue heron in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Wood ducks in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Wood ducks in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Ruddy ducks in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A tree swallow in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Tree swallows in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A mallard in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A muskrat in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A common merganser in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A northern cardinal in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A woodchuck in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A killdeer in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Lisa Eggleston photographed the following around Sudbury between the end of March and mid-April: tufted titmouse, white-tailed deer, dark-eyed junco, eastern bluebird, skunk cabbage, bufflehead, great blue heron, wood duck, ruddy duck, tree swallow, mallard, muskrat, common merganser, northern cardinal, woodchuck, killdeer.

Wildlife in Wayland

April 20, 2013

A common grackle along the Sudbury River in Wayland, photographed by Gerry White.
An eastern kingbird along the Sudbury River in Wayland, photographed by Gerry White.
A great blue heron near Whole Foods in Wayland, photographed by Gerry White.
A great blue heron near Whole Foods in Wayland, photographed by Gerry White.
A muskrat along the Sudbury River in Wayland, photographed by Gerry White.
Gerry White photographed a common grackle, eastern kingbird, great blue heron and muskrat in Wayland.

Wildlife at Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge

April 9, 2013

Chris Renna recorded this video of wildlife at Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge in Harvard.  Included, among others, are eastern ribbon snakes, palm warblers, eastern bluebirds, a muskrat, and painted turtles.

Wildlife at Great Meadows in Concord

April 17, 2013

A snapping turtle at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A muskrat at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed a snapping turtle and a muskrat at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord.

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