Eastern Painted Turtle Sightings

Order: Testudines Family: Emydidae Genus: Chrysemys Species: Chrysemys picta picta

General Information - Display Sightings - View Map - Photo Gallery - Date & Location Report - Submit Sighting Report and contribute a Eastern Painted Turtle observation for our citizen science community database.

Common Name: Eastern Painted Turtle
Species: Chrysemys picta picta
Record#: 4720
View full size photo of Eastern Painted Turtle in Kejimkujik National Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia , CanadaSite Description: Mersey River.
Comment :


 
Common Name: Eastern Painted Turtle
Species: Chrysemys picta picta
Record#: 4721
View full size photo of Eastern Painted Turtle in Kejimkujik National Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia , CanadaSite Description: Mersey River.
Comment : Near beaver dam,


 
Common Name: Eastern Painted Turtle
Species: Chrysemys picta picta
Record#: 4722
View full size photo of Eastern Painted Turtle in Kejimkujik National Park, Halifax, Nova Scotia , CanadaSite Description: Near Jake's landing, Kejimkujik Lake
Comment :


 
Common Name: Eastern Painted Turtle
Species: Chrysemys picta picta
Record#: 3646
Date Sighted: 2014-05-19 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern Painted Turtle in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Shubie Park, small pond along canal.
Comment : Shell looked about 15-20cm long. Prominent orange stripe on face, along with regular yellow stripes.


 
Common Name: Eastern Painted Turtle
Species: Chrysemys picta picta
Record#: 2125
Date Sighted: 2013-05-07 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern Painted Turtle in Spryfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh trail, middle of wide part of river.
Comment : Yellow streaked head helps narrow it down, I dont think any other in NS have the yellowish streaks


 
Common Name: Eastern Painted Turtle
Species: Chrysemys picta picta
Record#: 1598
Date Sighted: 2012-11-12 #Seen: 5
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern Painted Turtle in Kentville, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Miner's Marsh.
Comment : Saw 5 of them on a small branch sunning themselves on a very warm fall day.


 
Common Name: Eastern Painted Turtle
Species: Chrysemys picta picta
Record#: 1556
Location: Hackettstown, New Jersey, USA
Date Sighted: 2012-09-16 #Seen: 3
View full size photo of Eastern Painted Turtle in Hackettstown, New Jersey, USASite Description: This picture was taken at a little pond next to Lowe's parking lot off of Mountain Avenue. There's a forest on the other side of the pond.
Comment :


 
Common Name: Eastern Painted Turtle
Species: Chrysemys picta picta
Record#: 723
Date Sighted: 2011-09-25 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern Painted Turtle in Kentville, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Miner's Marsh, small trail in marshland. Park of Duck's Unlimitted.
Comment : Carapace has yellow stripes, saw red dots along shell edge before it ran back to the marsh.


 
Common Name: Eastern Painted Turtle
Species: Chrysemys picta picta
Record#: 235
View full size photo of Eastern Painted Turtle in Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Basking or rock down river near Jakes Landing, hot mid day
Comment : dark green shell, faint red markings barely visible in photo