Date: 6/30/17 3:06 pm
From: Roy Gerig <roygerig...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Something you don't see every day
OOps, it was a Western Painted Turtle (Chrysomys i think) I think my spell
checker did that, I do know the difference, and in fact Painted is if
anything more endangered around here that Pond in my opinion

On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 3:02 PM, Roy Gerig <roygerig...> wrote:

> In Albany OR yesterday where mom lives, I walked in the delightful Talking
> Waters marshes, restored and rebuilt from the ruins of a large plywood
> mill. It has more Marsh Wrens per acre than any place around here I guess
> The thing that makes me write this: a log into the water had a GREEN
> HERON and a WESTERN POND TURTLE basking in the morning sun. They were close
> by and their shoulders were nearly touching, both about the same size, just
> different colors and one had feathers the other a shell even thought they
> both hatched from similar eggs...

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