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Visit to the Carp Barrens

Wonderful Wetlands Just West of the City

Harlequin Corydalis/Rock Harlequin (Capnoides sempervirens) Carp Barrens Trail, Ontario, Canada.


With an intense rainfall it was any wonder that I would get any photos at all. But it subsided within a half hour & I was able to enjoy the beauty of the wetlands embedded in the rocks of the Carp Barrens. It was wonderful seeing all the Rock Harlequins bringing colour to the Barrens not seen since my trip to Algonquin Provincial Park last year. The presence of frogs along the rocky shorelines of the Barrens was also a nice surprise seeing that I haven't come across many amphibians this year. All in all it was a great adventure to the Barrens even with the heavy rainfall.

The rock climber, Northern Green Frog (Lithobates clamitans melanota) Carp Barrens Trail, Ontario, Canada.

On the rock shoreline, American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) Carp Barrens Trail, Ontario, Canada.

Unknown Spreadwing Damselfly (Lestidae) at the Carp Barrens Trail, Ontario, Canada.


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