Snapping Turtle

Nature at Great Meadows in Concord

July 24, 2011

American lotus at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Buttonbush at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A Canada goose at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
An eastern kingbird at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
An eastern kingbird at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A snapping turtle at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A female wood duck at Great Meadows in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed American lotus, buttonbush, a Canada goose, an eastern kingbird, a snapping turtle and a female wood duck at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord.

Snapping Turtles in Wayland

June 18, 2011

John Platt recorded this video of a pair of snapping turtles in Wayland.

Snapping Turtle in Wayland

June 19, 2011

A snapping turtle crossing Pelham Island Road in Wayland.
Craig Smith photographed this snapping turtle crossing Pelham Island Road in Wayland.

Nesting Snapping Turtles at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury

June 8, 2011

Chris Renna recorded this video of two nesting snapping turtles at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury.

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.

Snapping Turtle Nesting in Sudbury

June 2, 2011

Thai Ha-Ngoc recorded this video of a snapping turtle searching for a nesting site in a sandy field at SVT's Wolbach Farm in Sudbury. 

Snapping Turtle in Sudbury

June 2, 2011

Christa Collins helps a snapping turtle safely across Concord Road in Sudbury, while a school bus and traffic look on.

Wildlife in Marlborough and Sudbury

July 3, 2010

An ovenbird at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
An ovenbird at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
A great crested flycatcher at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
A great crested flycatcher at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern chipmunk at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A downy woodpecker at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
A monarch butterfly at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
A snapping turtle at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
A rose-breasted grosbeak at the Desert Conservation Land in Marlborough, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following species during a visit to the Desert Natural Area in Marlborough and Sudbury:  ovenbird, great crested flycatcher, eastern chipmunk, downy woodpecker, monarch butterfly, snapping turtle, rose-breasted grosbeak.

Snapping Turtle laying eggs at SVT's Wolbach Farm in Sudbury

May 26, 2010

Dan Stimson photographed this snapping turtle as she prepared to lay eggs at SVT's Wolbach Farm in Sudbury.
Dan Stimson photographed this snapping turtle as she prepared to lay eggs at SVT's Wolbach Farm in Sudbury.
Dan Stimson photographed this snapping turtle as she prepared to lay eggs at SVT's Wolbach Farm in Sudbury.

Wildlife at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury

May 1, 2010

A palm warbler at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith.
A white-tailed deer at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith.
A snapping turtle at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith.
A water strider at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith.
A marsh marigold at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith.
A wood anemone at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury, by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury:
a palm warbler, white-tailed deer, snapping turtle, water strider, marsh marigold and wood anemone.

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