Monthly Archives: November 2010

Winter is almost here………

“Winter is almost here”, is what I said to myself when I saw the thin layer of ice on the swamp near my house. I was able to get some cool shoots of it. Earlier this morning I had a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Birds

I hope everyone had a very happy Thanksgiving! My day was highlighted by 10+ Blue Jays harassing a MASSIVE Red-tailed Hawk. Once he/she saw me, it flew right above the stone wall, just about 10 feet away from me. Only … Continue reading

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Backyard Birds

There were a lot of birds around today. Dark-eyed Juncos were everywhere, although I couldn’t get one decent shot of them. One Red-bellied Woodpecker worked one of the trees in my front yard for most of the day. White-breasted Nuthatches … Continue reading

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Sky Shots

There was an incredible sunset at my house last night! It had been cloudy the whole day, but had cleared up just in time to give off some brilliant colors! I just wish I had been in a better spot … Continue reading

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NECC Results

I had the honor of having one of my photos get picked to go to the NECC, a large photo competition that accommodates 80+ camera clubs in New England. I received the results today, and out of all of the … Continue reading

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Fork-tailed Flycatcher

I was able to go down to Cove Island Sanctuary in Stamford, CT. with my Dad today. We got there at around 10:30 and immediately saw the Fork-tailed Flycatcher. This is an extremely rare bird from South America! We watched … Continue reading

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Fork-tailed Flycatcher Update

The Fork-tailed Flycatcher is still being seen at Cove Island Sanctuary in Stamford, CT. Many pictures and videos have been posted on various blogs. I have a short list of them below: Alexander Burdo’s Blog, CT Audubon Society, Under Clear … Continue reading

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Fork-tailed Flycatcher

A Fork-tailed Flycatcher is being seen at Cove Island Sanctuary in Stamford, CT. It is being seen fairly easily, so it might be a good one to go look for. In other news, on Sunday I had a Red-breasted Nuthatch … Continue reading

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Star Trails

Last night I was able to try Star Trail Photography. My D40 put out a heat signature which brightened up the sky, but the D7000 does not. I set up my tripod in my backyard and tried to compose the … Continue reading

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Milford Point Short Video

I wanted to post one of the videos I took at Milford Point: “Mixed Flock” My Dad also informed me that he spotted Pine Siskins at my feeders today. Hopefully they’ll stay for a while, something that the other flock … Continue reading

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