Slaty Skimmer

Nature at SVT's Memorial Forest

July 28, 2019

A brown creeper at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A brown creeper at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A brown snake at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A brown snake at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern comma at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern comma at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A gray squirrel at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A gray squirrel at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A red squirrel at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A red squirrel at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A slaty skimmer at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A slaty skimmer at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A song sparrow at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A song sparrow at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A black-capped chickadee at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A black-capped chickadee at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A bumble bee at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A bumble bee at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A common whitetail at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A common whitetail at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
An ebony jewelwing at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
An ebony jewelwing at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A gray catbird at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A gray catbird at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A red admiral butterfly at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A red admiral butterfly at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.

Craig Smith photographed a brown creeper, a brown snake, an eastern comma, a gray squirrel, a red squirrel, a slaty skimmer, a song sparrow, a black-capped chickadee, a bumble bee, a common whitetail, an ebony jewelwing, a gray catbird, and a red admiral at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury.

Nature at Farm Pond in Framingham

August 16, 2019

A herring gull at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A herring gull at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
Mallards at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
Mallards at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A painted turtle at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A painted turtle at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A red-winged blackbird at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A red-winged blackbird at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A slaty skimmer at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A slaty skimmer at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed an immature herring gull, mallards, monarch butterflies, a painted turtle, a red-winged blackbird, and a slaty skimmer at Farm Pond in Framingham.

Slaty Skimmer in Frmaingham

July 10, 2019

A slaty skimmer in Framingham, photographed by Gerry White.
A slaty skimmer in Framingham, photographed by Gerry White.

Gerry White photographed this slaty skimmer in Framingham.

Dragonfly in Northborough

August 19, 2018

A slaty skimmer dragonfly at Watson Park in Northborough, photographed by Sandy Howard.
A slaty skimmer dragonfly at Watson Park in Northborough, photographed by Sandy Howard.

Sandy Howard photographed this slaty skimmer at Watson Park in Northborough.

Nature in Sudbury

August 4, 2015

Chris Renna recorded this video of nature at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest and the Town of Sudbury's Hop Brook Conservation Land. The video features water striders, an American bullfrog, northern water snakes, a musk turtle, slaty skimmers, an American toad, a green frog and a pickerel frog.

Wildlife at Great Meadows in Concord

July 12, 2013

An American bullfrog at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A slaty skimmer at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A cotton-tailed rabbit at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
An eastern pondhawk at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A pair of eastern pondhawks at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed an American bullfrog, a slaty skimmer, cotton-tailed rabbit and mating eastern pondhawks at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord.

Insects in Sudbury

August 8, 2011

A leopard moth in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A dogbane beetle in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A dogbane beetle in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A slaty skimmer in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A stag beetle in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A hummingbird clearwing moth in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
A hummingbird clearwing moth in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Spicebush swallowtails in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Spicebush swallowtails in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Spicebush swallowtails in Sudbury, photographed by Dawn Dentzer.
Dawn Dentzer photographed lots of interesting bugs in Sudbury over the last month, pictured are: leopard moth, dogbane beetle, slaty skimmer, stag beetle, hummingbird clearwing moth, spicebush swallowtail.