River Otter

River Otters in Harvard

October 26, 2017

River otters in Harvard, photographed with an automatically triggered wildlife camera by Steve Cumming.
River otters in Harvard, photographed with an automatically triggered wildlife camera by Steve Cumming.

Steve Cumming used his automatically triggered wildlife camera to photograph and record this video of river otters in Harvard.

Otters in Boylston

July 8, 2017

River otters in a beaver pond at Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary in Boylston, photographed by Ron McAdow.
River otters in a beaver pond at Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary in Boylston, photographed by Ron McAdow.
River otters in a beaver pond at Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary in Boylston, photographed by Ron McAdow.
River otters in a beaver pond at Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary in Boylston, photographed by Ron McAdow.

Ron McAdow photographed these river otters in a beaver pond at Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary in Boylston. See these and other images from the Sanctuary in their collection called Nature Notes on their web site.

Nature in Southborough

December 21, 2014

Ruddy ducks in Southborough, photographed by Dawn Puliafico.
River otters in Southborough, photographed by Dawn Puliafico.
A river otter in Southborough, photographed by Dawn Puliafico.
A male hooded merganser in Southborough, photographed by Dawn Puliafico.
A male hooded merganser in Southborough, photographed by Dawn Puliafico.
A female hooded merganser in Southborough, photographed by Dawn Puliafico.
Dawn Puliafico photographed a pair of hooded mergansers, two river otters and two of four ruddy ducks she saw along the Southborough Reservoir Trail.

Wildlife at Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge

April 28, 2013

Chris Renna recorded this video of wildlife, including river otters, a ribbon snake, red-bellied woodpecker, beaver and northern water snake at Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge in Harvard.

River Otters in Lincoln

December 15, 2011

Ron McAdow saw three river otters in Farrar Pond in Lincoln.

River Otters in Framingham

November 13, 2011

Katie Lazoya saw two river otters in the Sudbury River in Framingham where the river goes under the bridge on Main Street.  Katie describes the otters as playful behavior as "making a lot of noise, splashing, swimming, "squeaking" to each other, heads way up out of the water".

Wildlife at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation

June 20, 2011

A river otter at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Stow, photographed with a remote camera by Lydia Rogers.
A coyote at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Stow, photographed with a remote camera by Lydia Rogers.
A river otter at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Stow, photographed with a remote camera by Lydia Rogers.
A great blue heron at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Stow, photographed with a remote camera by Lydia Rogers.
River otters at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Stow, photographed with a remote camera by Lydia Rogers.
River otters at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Stow, photographed with a remote camera by Lydia Rogers.
River otters at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Stow, photographed with a remote camera by Lydia Rogers.
A river otter at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Stow, photographed with a remote camera by Lydia Rogers.
Lydia Rogers used her remote wildlife camera to photograph wildlife at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Concord.  She set two cameras near each other, but at different angles, from mid-May through mid-June.  Below are photographs of a coyote, great blue heron and river otters.  Lydia describes that in several photos the river otter is rolling around in wood chips near the log, then later on a gray squirrel came by and did the same.

River Otter in Concord

May 27, 2011

Marybeth Riley-Gilbert reports seeing a river otter crossing Strawberry Hill Road in Concord.

River Otter at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Concord

April 22, 2011

A river otter at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation, photographed with a remote camera by Lydia Rogers.
Lydia Rogers used her remote wildlife camera to photograph this river otter at SVT's Dugan Kames Reservation in Concord. 

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