Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sunflower Shots & Rare Birds

As promised, here are the shots of the birds that visited my Sunflowers about a week or 2 back. With the low pressure system barreling through the midwest, it misplaced a lot of birds. Two of the most notable species … Continue reading

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Birding Forecast

Friday and Saturday seem to be the “perfect”, if that is possible, birding days. The storms that moved through the U.S. over the last couple of days supported the lowest pressure ever recorded over U.S. land. This sent birds everywhere! … Continue reading

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More Kent Shots

As I said yesterday, here are the rest of the shots from my trip to Kent, CT. yesterday. (Thanks to my Dad for letting me put this one on my blog. This┬áCorn Snake was lying on the road when we … Continue reading

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Kent Area

I wen to Kent, CT. with my family today. We first visited Bull’s Bridge where I got some cool shots of the rocks that had been eroded away by the water. It is really amazing how powerful the water actually … Continue reading

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Candlewood Lake

(I found this gigantic mushroom at my Grandparents house this morning! It is called a Giant Puffball. I placed my lens cap next to the mushroom just for comparison. The lens cap is 3″ in diameter.) I started off the … Continue reading

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White-tailed Kite Sighting

A White-tailed Kite was spotted at Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Oceanville, NJ. This is an unconfirmed sighting, but this could mean that the hawk watchers at Cape May Point could spot this bird engaged in migration. Maybe it is … Continue reading

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New Nik HDR Software

I just got the new Nik HDR Software, and that program is awesome! I just processed some photos in it, which you can see below.

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Birding By Ear

I was able to bird by ear during school time today. We were able to go outside and work on the class garden for 2 periods of the day. During that period, I heard many Yellow-rumped Warblers passing over. I … Continue reading

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Warblers Galore

I had a rather eventful day today. First off, my Dad was kind enough to let me use his new Nikon D7000 today. It does a very nice job with high ISO’s and that 6 fps is awesome! As I … Continue reading

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Yellow-rumped Warbler Fallout

There was a massive fallout of Yellow-rumped Warblers. I had 100+ this morning and another 50+ this afternoon. Other highlights included a kettle of 5 Black Vultures, a male and female Eastern Towhee, numerous White-throated Sparrows, and a vibrant male … Continue reading

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