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Red Tailed Hawk from White Memorial Foundation

Birds in White Memorial Foundation

In early Autumn of 2010, I visited the White Memorial Foundation in Litchfield, Connecticut and took these photos of a hawk (I believe it is a Red Tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis) and a Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens).  White Memorial Foundation is approximatley 4000 acres and has a conservation center and numerous trails, as well as an […]

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Sanderling at Hammonasset Beach State Park

Sanderlings at Hammonasset Beach State Park

These photos were taken on a very windy day in the Autumn of 2010 at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut.  The Sanderlings were running in and out with the surf (as Sanderlings tend to do) and feeding on these little mussels.  They are pretty funny little birds. Hammonasset Beach State Park, located on Long Island Sound, is […]

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Stream in Webb Moutain Park during winter

Winter in Webb Mountain Park

Webb Mountain Park is owned by the town of Monroe, Connecticut.  It’s unusual for a town park because it is very isolated and has fantastic trails.  One of the Connecticut Blue Dot trails crosses it as well as a number of other trails.  Camping is also permitted here – check out the Webb Mountain Park […]

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Southford Falls State Park in Southbury Connecticut

Southford Falls

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Southford Falls

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Southford FallsThese photos were taken at Southford Falls State Park located in Southbury, Connecticut.  The site of this park was once the location of the Diamond Match Company.  This is a very accessible park with hiking, biking, and horse trails, along with a fishing pond […]

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Covered bridge at Kent Falls State Park, Connecticut

Kent Falls

Here are a few shots of Kent Falls located in Kent Falls State Park in Kent, Connecticut.  It’s a rather small state park at only 295 acres, but it has some very nice features, such as the falls and one of the few covered bridges in the state of Connecticut.  These shots were taken in the […]

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Shepaug River in Steep Rock Reservation

The Shepaug River in Steep Rock Reservation

In the Autumn, I visited Steep Rock Reservation, located close to Washington Depot, Connecticut.  The Steep Rock Association is a land trust that controls and maintains the 750 acre reservation.  There are several trails for biking, hiking, and horse riding in Steep Rock that are close to or follow the Shepaug River.  One trail follows an old […]

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A Morpho peleides butterfly

Photographing Butterflies in Massachusetts during February

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory You’re joking right?  (At least that’s what my friends said.) Nope, I’m not joking. The reason I can take photos of butterflies in the Northeast during winter is because the Magic Wings facility is located inside a climate controlled greenhouse type […]

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