Painted Turtle - Boland Pond - Binghamton, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 10.584 W 075° 52.914
18T E 427165 N 4669739
Quick Description: There is a road that crosses a pond and stream. Birders come here often, it is one of the areas to see ducks and herons.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 4/5/2019 6:41:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM10B2P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 2

Long Description:
This is a painted turtle, we saw it in the road and moved it to the side it was facing. There is a lot of traffic on this road.

We are showing 2 photos of the turtle in the road and one of a similar turtle in the pond where it was heading (same species).

This is a very common turtle in our area. They are often seen basking on logs. We saw a muskrat and killdeer this day.
Species Link: [Web Link]

How often turtles cross:

Months most seen crossing: Not listed

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"Mother Blanding had made her nest between the goldenrod and bluestem outside my window late last June.
By chance we were sitting on the porch when we noticed little blandings in the same location we had seen the mother take 2 months earlier."
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