Wetlands in Spring – Great Swamp NWR

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Wetlands in Spring
 
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Morris County NJ
 
I waited out the clouds for a brief glimpse of sunlight on this April day.
 
Sigma 17-50mm + Canon SL2

Clouds over Marsh at Great Swamp NWR

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Clouds over Marsh
 
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Morris County NJ
 
A small gap in the clouds allowed a sliver of light to strike distant cattails.

Hatchling Snapping Turtle Video from Great Swamp NWR

September 3rd 2018

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Morris County NJ

2 of these young ones out on the gravel trails near the Helen C Fenske visitor center on Pleasant Plains Road.  I already had my camera low to the ground for macrophotography so I threw caution to the wind and let the “videotapes” run.

Canon 5Dsr + Sigma 50mmm EX macro

Still images of the young Snapping Turtle here – https://www.facebook.com/daveblinderphotography/posts/1116588538513960