Barn Swallow Chick

July 08, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

A barn swallow chick waits to be fed in a mud nest built against some wooden barn beams.



June 26, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

The earlier I hit the hiking trails, the more wildlife I see.  It is definitely worth the effort!  

Film Trailer: Green Chimneys Dog Interaction Program

June 21, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

A student at Green Chimneys has been wanting to make a documentary about their Dog Interaction Program for quite some time and the organization's Farm Manager was determined to make that happen for this young man. As the volunteer video editor, I feel privileged to be able to work with both of them on this very special project.

Here is the trailer:

Eastern Chipmunk

June 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

I was observing some bullfrogs in a nearby pond when I turned around and saw this adorable eastern chipmunk perched on a stump enjoying a snack.  Eastern chipmunks are the only chipmunks found in the state of Connecticut, according to the DEEP.


Early Morning Visitor

June 09, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

An early morning visitor enjoyed a stroll around the yard before heading back into the woods.  


Crowned Eagle

June 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

This African crowned eagle was one of many birds on display at the annual Birds of Prey Day event at Green Chimneys in Brewster, New York.  




June 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Perfect evening for a family night out on in the yard taking photos of the moon.
(5D Mark IV, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM w/ Extender EF 1.4X III)


Visit to the Bronx Zoo

May 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

I recently made a trip to the Bronx Zoo in New York.  It was a quick visit that was spent mostly in the World of Birds and the Northern Ponds (admiring the baby ducklings) but I did manage to take some photographs of the bears, lions, and African Wild Dogs.  To view the photos, go to: