Category Archives: Birding

Been Quite A While

Wow it’s hard to believe my last post was back in September! I have had much less time for photography now, but still try and take advantage of those great photo opportunities when I can. I stopped by Tarrywile Park … Continue reading

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Pileated Woodpecker

I haven’t done a post in a while. Been busy with various things, which I will get to in another blog post. I had a Pileated Woodpecker frequenting my yard over the weekend. The bird was pounding away on this … Continue reading

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Nature’s Snow Angel

This was taken at the beginning of February when we had considerably less snow on the ground! A bird must have landed under the bird feeders and flailed out its wings in the snow, as it left a distinct imprint … Continue reading

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Christmas Raptor

My Dad was on his way home from work Christmas evening and spotted a hawk perched low to the ground near the swamp down the road from the house. We drove down and I was able to get some great … Continue reading

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Snowy Owl Invasion

New England is currently experiencing a pretty exciting Snowy Owl invasion. These irruptions don’t happen every year, so when they do it is pretty monumental. The Snowy Owl is probably one of the most photogenic owls, and if you can … Continue reading

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The Money Shot

The shot I had in mind was a bird with a berry in its beak. That was certainly easier said than done. The light levels were pretty low, so I was shooting with a SS of 1/80. The birds were … Continue reading

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Great Backgrounds

The background in this image was what made the shot. A simple click from the same vantage point I described yesterday. I tried to frame the bird with the branches, but that was easier said than done, as the dogwoods … Continue reading

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Thinking Out of the Box

Let me start off by saying that this was not a planned shot. I got home from school today to find the dogwood trees draped in birds. The whole driveway was literally a sheet of red from the berries that … Continue reading

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Fall Isn’t Just for Landscapes

Fall can be a great time for bird photography. The berries are just starting to ripen, and the birds are hitting them hard. The backgrounds that you can put with these scenes are spectacular! I have a stand of dogwood … Continue reading

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Watch Out for those Warblers!

Fall migration is certainly heating up. We had the day off of school today, so in between mowing the lawn and luck, I had the chance to do a little birding. The trees around our property were loaded with warblers, … Continue reading

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