A "Southern Toad" / Bufo terrestris ~ HEAR ME SING !

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UploadedMay 19, 2011
TakenJuly 15, 2007
MakeEastman Kodak Company
Exposure1/60 sec at f/4.5
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode
Focal Length5.9 mm

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I do not see then often, but I have seen one already this year. He/she sits under the bird feeder- to wait on any flies who may come by to gather the left over seeds-nuts or raisins the birds miss.
The toad was so happy that day as we had gotten lots of rain.
As to why he is in the theme "From the Pit" ? You like your music and I like mine. The toad sings when he is happy and its beautiful music to my ears.

pix 8-21-08

8 responses

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (19 May 2011):

    When you stop and think about it natures songs are all around us The birds sing their music every day and the toad is there to sing the base tones...

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (19 May 2011):

    Perfect use of the theme.. I heartily agree too. There is nothing quite like nature's symphony!!! Stunning capture, and you have just given me an idea on what to post in this theme.. Thanks!!

  • Syble Brabham

    Syble Brabham said (20 May 2011):

    I just had a tree cut and in the brush I seen lots of toads,felt bad ,felt like I was invading their home:) nice shot..

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (20 May 2011):

    A creative and original entry!!! I love it!!!!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (22 May 2011):

    An interesting entry! Great shot of this shy creature. They hide in the sand here, and jump out at me when I am digging in the garden. LOL!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (25 May 2011):

    Great nught capture, thanks for the interesting narrative too!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (28 May 2011):

    Thanks to all for your comments.

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