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Near-Miss

December 17, 2017 - A mere 3 seconds of shooting captured a male Northern Cardinal landing, exiting, and just missing the oncoming Red-belli...
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Northern Cardinal Pair

December 11, 2017 - I have never seen this Northern Cardinal pair close enough to photograph them together in the same frame. When one is on...
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Solar Eclipse

August 22, 2017 - There was 65-70 percent coverage of the solar eclipse here in Connecticut. My impromptu attempt at a photo involved over...
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Harbor Seals

July 31, 2017 - Harbor seals lay on near-shore rocks at Yaquina Head Natural Outstanding Area in Newport, Oregon.
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Barn Swallow Chick

July 08, 2017 - A barn swallow chick waits to be fed in a mud nest built against some wooden barn beams.
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Watchful

June 26, 2017 - The earlier I hit the hiking trails, the more wildlife I see. It is definitely worth the effort!
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Eastern Chipmunk

June 20, 2017 - I was observing some bullfrogs in a nearby pond when I turned around and saw this adorable eastern chipmunk perched on a...
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Early Morning Visitor

June 09, 2017 - An early morning visitor enjoyed a stroll around the yard before heading back into the woods.
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Crowned Eagle

June 04, 2017 - This African crowned eagle was one of many birds on display at the annual Birds of Prey Day event at Green Chimneys in B...
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Half-Moon

June 03, 2017 - 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 I...
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Pileated Woodpecker

March 07, 2017 - This morning I heard a soft hammering sound coming from one of our large front yard trees. I looked up and saw what I be...
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Shooting in Harsh, Bright Light

February 07, 2017 - A recent trip to the farm unfortunately coincided with the harshest part of the day lighting-wise. It’s challenging to t...
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Splash of Color

January 28, 2017 - A splash of color in an otherwise colorless landscape.
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Late Autumn Snow

December 11, 2016 - Freshly fallen snow mixes with brightly colored leaves during a late Autumn winter storm.
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Hearthstone Castle

November 08, 2016 - Built between 1895 and 1899, Hearthstone Castle sits alone and abandoned on the grounds of Tarrywile Park in Danbury, Co...
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The Fading Colors of Autumn

November 07, 2016 - A tranquil view from Kent Falls State Park on a rainy autumn day. It is past peak and the autumn colors have begun to fa...
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Hopeful

November 06, 2016 - Young horses patiently wait for a snack at Starbuck Equestrian in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
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"Approaching the Light"

October 21, 2016 - A magical entrance awaits a few steps right before arriving at Parks Pond at Tarrywile in Danbury, Connecticut.
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Solo Autumn Tree

October 18, 2016 - A burst of colorful foliage outshines the surrounding pine trees at Tarrywile Park in Danbury, Connecticut.
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Autumn Warmth

October 12, 2016 - Birds basking in the sun on a warm autumn day at Tarrywile Park in Danbury, Connecticut.
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Bulls Bridge

October 08, 2016 - Today's excursion brought me to Bulls Bridge, a wooden covered bridge that hovers above the Housatonic River in Kent, Co...
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Is it Spring yet?

April 05, 2016 - An early spring snow storm caught everyone off guard including the neighborhood birds who had been up until recently enj...
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Bleeding Heart

May 27, 2014 - I stumbled upon this single bleeding heart flower quietly tucked away in a friend’s backyard.
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Anyone home?

May 01, 2014 - A decorative elf door and windows
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Habanera English Daisies

April 13, 2014 - My first flower purchase of the season: Habanera English Daisies
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