Red-eared Sliders

Snowberry Creek Pond on Lake Natoma

It’s kind of a fun challenge to try and photograph turtles sunning themselves on logs; they are extremely wary and tend to disappear into the water at the least sign of movement on the bank.  Unfortunately, most of the turtles I see in my area are Red-eared Sliders, an invasive species that crowds out the native Western Pond Turtles.

Avery’s Pond on Folsom Lake

Snowberry Creek Pond

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