Muskrat

Wildlife at ARNWR in Maynard

May 29, 2011

Chris Renna recorded this video of several species and a brief thunderstorm at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard.  Species include: muskrat, snapping turtle, painted turtle, belted kingfisher and northern watersnake.

Wildlife at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard and Sudbury

May 6, 2011

A Baltimore oriole at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A Canada goose at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A chipping sparrow at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern chipmunk 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 red-winged blackbird at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A tree swallow at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A yellow-rumped warbler at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed several birds and a few mammals during a recent trip to Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard and Sudbury:
Baltimore oriole, Canada goose, chipping sparrow, eastern chipmunk, great blue heron, muskrat, red-winged blackbird, tree swallow and yellow-rumped warbler.
 

Wildlife at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard

April 3, 2011

An immature bald eagle at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A beaver 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.
Hooded mergansers at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Mallards at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A muskrat at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A painted turtle at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Red-tailed hawks at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A ring-necked duck at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following during a walk at the Assabet River national Wildlife Refuge in Maynard: an immature bald eagle, beaver, great blue heron, hooded mergansers, mallards, muskrat, painted turtle, red-tailed hawks, and a ring-necked duck.
 

Wildlife at ARNWR in Maynard and Sudbury

May 16, 2010

Mallards at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
A muskrat at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
A Baltimore oriole at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
A purple finch at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
Canada geese at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
A gray catbird at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
An American crow at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
A white-tailed deer at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
An eastern phoebe at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Craig Smith photographed the following during a visit to the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard and Sudbury:  mallard and ducklings, muskrat, Baltimore oriole, purple finch, Canada geese with goslings, gray catbird, American crow, white-tailed deer, and eastern phoebe.
 

A Muskrat in Concord

May 13, 2010

A muskrat near Jennie Dugan Marsh in Concord, by Lydia Rogers
Lydia Rogers used her automatically triggered wildlife camera to photograph this muskrat near Jennie Dugan Marsh in Concord.

Muskrats in Sudbury

April 3, 2010

A pair of young muskrats in Sudbury, photographed by Gerry White.
A pair of young muskrats in Sudbury, photographed by Gerry White.
Gerry White photographed a pair of young muskrats from his kayak along Wash Brook and Landham Road in Sudbury, during the recent flood.

Wildlife at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury

April 2, 2010

Muskrat at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Muskrat at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Spotted turtle at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Spring azure butterfly at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Canada goose at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Little brown bat at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith
Craig Smith photographed the following during a visit to SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury: muskrat, spotted turtle, spring azure butterfly, Canada goose, and little brown bat.

Wildlife at ARNWR in Maynard

March 19, 2010

American black ducks at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
Eastern bluebird at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith.JPG
Muskrat at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
White-breasted nuthatch at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
Wood Ducks at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, by Craig Smith
Craig Smith photographed a pair of American black ducks, an eastern bluebird, a muskrat, a white-breasted nuthatch, and a pair of wood ducks at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard.

Wildlife at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord

May 23, 2009

Common Moorhen by Joan Chasan
Common Moorhen by Joan Chasan
Great Blue Heron by Joan Chasan
Great Blue Heron by Joan Chasan
Great Blue Heron by Joan Chasan
Great Blue Heron by Joan Chasan
Muskrat by Joan Chasan
Muskrat by Joan Chasan
Muskrat by Joan Chasan
Northern Water Snake by Joan Chasan
Tree Swallow by Joan Chasan

Joan Chasan photographed the following at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord: common moorhen, great blue heron, muskrat, northern water snake, and tree swallow.

Muskrat in Maynard

April 25, 2009

Muskrat by Craig Smith

Craig Smith photographed this muskrat at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard.

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