Monthly Archives: February 2011

Spring Is A Comin’

Spring is definitely on its way! The birds are singing and the moss is getting more vibrant! I’m completely sick of all this snow, but it looks like relief is on the way. This is how the woods near my … Continue reading

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Purple Finch

At 9:16 this morning (Feb. 27), I spotted a male Purple Finch at my feeder. This was a FOY bird for me, so I thought it deserved a blog post.

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Birding at Tarrywile Park

My Dad and I went birding at Tarrywile Park today. It has always been a favorite birding spot of mine, especially after snowstorms, and it didn’t disappoint today! We got down to the field directly in front of the red … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Quest

Yesterday, my family and I went on a quest to try and find some Eagles! We started out at Candlewood Lake, which hosted absolutely no bird activity. We then drove to River Rd, the road that leads to the Shepaug … Continue reading

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Banded Canadian Goose

While driving along the road that goes to the Shepaug Dam, I spotted a Neck and Leg Banded Canadian Goose feeding in one of the corn fields. The neck band reads CO31. I wasn’t able to read the leg band.

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February Hummingbird Presentation

What’s better than those little jewels called Hummingbirds, visiting your feeders in the summer? I know that is one of my favorite sights! It has become a challenge for me to capture this beauty in a photograph. Over the past … Continue reading

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The 2011 GBBC is Here!

The Great Backyard Bird Count is an event that is put on by scientists studying bird movements. They ask birders, backyard bird watchers, and any other person interested in birds, to participate by counting the number and species of birds … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sunday Birding

This morning was amazing, to say the least. While looking for shadows to photograph, I came across two Pileated Woodpeckers, 1 male & 1 female. I got some halfway decent shots of them. They are so tough to approach, especially … Continue reading

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Fun With Shadows

Today, I ventured through the ice covered snow, in search of shadows. Shadows and white snow create the perfect drama for a black & white photograph. All three of these images were processed in Nik Silver Effex Pro.

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Danbury Whalers

The Danbury Whalers are an A level hockey team based out of Danbury. I have been taking pictures of the team playing for the whole season. I was recently asked to be an intern photographer for the team. I have … Continue reading

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