Duck Taxi

May 31, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Sometimes you just need a rest. This Common Merganser mom and her closely guarded chicks take a morning cruise on a local reservoir here in North Central Massachusetts. All baby ducks are cute but these are one of my favorites. Last summer one mother had adopted another mothers offspring due to abandonment or a tragedy and she was seen with 40 babi...
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Spring Has Arrived

May 02, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
This female Eastern Bluebird is very busy building her nest in preparation of the 4-5 pale blue eggs she will soon lay. Incubation takes about 2 weeks.
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Beaver High Five!

March 20, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
The beavers are getting busy as always. And as always they don't like our company. The beaver tail slap happens so quickly and with so much force that most people don't realize that their rear feet become inverted above their back in conjunction with the tail slamming down on the water. It can be heard from a good distance away.
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Spring Wildlife Are Returning!

March 05, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
It's been a fairly mild winter and sure beats what we had last year. Chipmunks are scurrying around and the ducks are migrating back to their summer homes.
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Massachusetts Audubon Arcadia Sanctuary

February 13, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Made a brief stop at the wildlife sanctuary in Western Massachusetts on Thursday Feb. 11th. I was headed toward a nearby photo shop so I threw my photo gear into my vehicle just in case I had time to stop on the way by. Spotted some birds as I exited my truck. I wasn't really dressed for an outdoor photo session in 20 degree weather. When my finger...
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Gotta Love Audubon Sanctuaries

February 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Taking advantage of the mild weather this week here in Western Massachusetts was a priority for me. I took a ride to the Audubon sanctuary near my area to search for images along the Connecticut River Valley. The valley is a major flyway for migrating birds annually and is abundant with wildlife. Acting on a good tip from friend and fellow photogra...
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