Widow Skimmer

Nature in Sudbury

July 1, 2019

A calico skimmer at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A calico skimmer at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A cedar waxwing at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A cedar waxwing at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern chipmunk at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern chipmunk at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A chipping sparrow at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A chipping sparrow at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern towhee at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern towhee at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A Baltimore oriole at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A Baltimore oriole at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A scarlet tanager at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A scarlet tanager at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A widow skimmer at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A widow skimmer at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A woodchuck at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A woodchuck at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.

Craig Smith photographed a calico skimmer, a cedar waxwing, an eastern chipmunk, a chipping sparrow, an eastern towhee, a Baltimore oriole, a scarlet tanager, a widow skimmer, and a woodchuck at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury.

Nature in Southborough

June 29, 2018

A chipping sparrow at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A chipping sparrow at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A downy woodpecker at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A downy woodpecker at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A European paper wasp at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A European paper wasp at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A gray catbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A gray catbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A song sparrow at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A song sparrow at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A widow skimmer at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A widow skimmer at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed a chipping sparrow, a downy woodpecker, a European paper wasp, a gray catbird, a song sparrow, and a widow skimmer at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough.

Mallards and a dragonfly at Farm Pond

June 23, 2017

Mallards 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.
Mallards 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 widow skimmer dragonfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A widow skimmer dragonfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed a family of mallards and a widow skimmer dragonfly at Farm Pond in Framingham.

Nature at Fort Meadow Reservoir

July 22, 2014

A gray squirrel in Marlborough, photographed by Ginny Hutchison.
A great egret in Marlborough, photographed by Ginny Hutchison.
A widow skimmer in Marlborough, photographed by Ginny Hutchison.
Ginny Hutchison photographed a widow skimmer, a great egret and a gray squirrel near Fort Meadow Reservoir in Marlborough.

Snapping Turtle and Dragonfly in Framingham

June 9, 2013

A snapping turtle in Framingham, photographed by Gerry White.
A widow skimmer in Framingham, photographed by Gerry White.
A widow skimmer in Framingham, photographed by Gerry White.
Gerry White photographed a snapping turtle and a female widow skimmer in Framingham.

Downy Woodpecker and a dragonfly in Lincoln

July 24, 2011

A downy woodpecker at Farrar Pond in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
A widow skimmer at Farrar Pond in Lincoln, photographed by Ron McAdow.
Ron McAdow photographed a young downy woodpecker and a widow skimmer at Farrar Pond in Lincoln.

Widow Skimmer

July 12, 2007

Craig Smith photographed this widow skimmer at Memorial Forest in Sudbury (click on image for a larger view).