Yesterday evening we ate outside. The frogs are in mating season and their singing is nearly deafening. I love the sound though. We started looking around the pond and we were amazed at the number of frogs strutting their stuff. What was more amazing - they didn't jump away when I photographed them. These are in the order that I took them, but one of my favorite is the frog showing just his back side.
Can you see the frog in the first picture?
In this picture, notice the ripples of the water. When the frog sings, he vibrates and when he's in the water, the water vibrates too.
I love this shot.
It's hard to see their little heads popping up out of the water.
In the next two shots, I believe they are mating as there are two frogs, one on top of the other.
This little guy I shot from behind and then he turned around for me in the next picture. After that he sang his little heart out, as you'll see in the following picture.
And this fella looked like he had a punk hair do going, but he got a little scared and decided to get behind the rock.
And Mr. Bashful or Mrs. Shy didn't want his/her picture taken so in the last shot, I was in the water barely keeping the camera from getting wet to get a picture of this sweet little thing.
I can't imagine how many frogs are really out there with the kind of noise that is going on... even now in the daylight. Soon we'll have tadpoles--and I mean bazillions of tadpoles. I'll snap some of those pictures when the time comes.