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Sitting on the Runway

November 05, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
This Black-bellied Plover flew straight at me on its landing approach while I was staked out at one of my wildlife watching spots. It always makes for a good wildlife image when landing birds make a straight on approach.
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Whitetail Doe and Fawn

September 09, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
This young fawn is looking for attention from his mother as they graze for fallen apples. It doesn't get any cuter than this.
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Red-headed Woodpecker Takes Flight

April 08, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
This red-headed woodpecker leaves its home to hunt for food. They hide their food items in the surrounding tree cavities to retrieve at a later date.
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Barred Owl on the Hunt

January 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
So love to see these guys. Barred Owls are common but always a thrill to spot perched along the woodlands.
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Patience is essential in wildlife photography.

January 11, 2017  •  1 Comment
Patience is essential in wildlife photography. Sometimes you are rewarded with an image that makes either the cold fingers of winter or the pesky insects of summer all seem well worth it. After the cold finally won out after sitting for a few hours at 20 degrees I gave up. Heading for my home with an empty memory card in my camera and only a half m...
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Common Goldeneye Duck

December 16, 2016  •  1 Comment
This Goldeneye duck was cruising the reservoir near my home in northern Massachusetts. Seemingly unconcerned with my presence he glided right past just close enough for me to get a good look. A nice winter morning surprise.
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There's My Breakfast!

November 25, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
This Great Blue Heron dives for his dinner at a local pond in my area. They're fun to watch as they stealthy move along the shoreline to hunt for their next meal.
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Belted Kingfisher

October 20, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I have seen this female kingfisher many times over the summer. It's always fun to watch them sometimes hover over the water waiting for the right opportunity to strike its prey.
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Butterflies and Dragonflies

July 19, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Butterflies and Dragon flies are really getting busy with so many flowers in bloom here in New England. I just wish they would eat the deerfies and horseflies. Those darn things drive you crazy!
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