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A Yellow-Rumped Warbler in Hammonasset Beach State Park

Two Photos of Yellow-Rumped Warblers

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Hammonasset Beach State Park

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Hammonasset Beach State ParkDuring my trip over the weekend to Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut, I walked out to Willard’s Island.  There weren’t many people out, so I slowly walked around the perimeter of the island and ran into a flock of Yellow-Rumped […]

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Horned Lark at Hammonasset Beach State Park

Horned Lark at Hammonasset Beach State Park

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Hammonasset Beach State Park

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Hammonasset Beach State ParkYesterday, I decided to get up early today and be at Hammonasset Beach State Park by 7 am.  I almost made it – it was more like 7:10 when I rolled into the park.  I was hoping to photograph shorebirds, ducks, raptors, […]

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Mourning Dove on a Branch

Mourning Dove

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Doves

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series DovesToday was really windy in Connecticut, so I decided to get a few things done around the house and then head to a few local lakes to see if any ducks were grounded for the day.  As I was doing chores, I looked out the […]

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Flock of House Finches

Flock of House Finches lined up for lunch

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Birds at My BirdfeederHere’s a photo of my most common winter bird feeder visitors, House Finches.  Whereas the Chickadees and Titmouses are very polite eaters, taking one seed at a time, these guys line up like it’s a buffet line (as can be seen in […]

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Gull Dropping Dinner

Flying Gull Dropping Clam

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford Point

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford PointAbove is one of the shots of the flying gulls that I took yesterday at the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Coastal Center at Milford Point.  The gulls were taking these clams (or mussels?) and dropping them (as Gulls are apt to […]

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Yawning Seagull at The Coastal Center at Milford Point

Yawning Gull

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford Point

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford PointToday, I took my new 400 mm lens and 7D out to the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Coastal Center at Milford Point to practice photography flying birds.  It went really well, I learned a lot,  and have lots of shots of […]

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Downy Woodpecker in the winter

Downy Woodpecker

This entry is part 11 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 11 of 13 in the series Birds at My BirdfeederToday at lunch, I was taking a few photos before heading back to work and was able to capture a few shots of this male Downy Woodpecker (at least I think it’s a Downy and not a Hairy Woodpecker).  He was taking […]

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Tufted Timouse

Another Tufted Titmouse Photo

This entry is part 10 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 10 of 13 in the series Birds at My BirdfeederI’ve been playing around with various post processing methods for birds and believe I’m focusing in on a series of techniques that look the best.  I’ve tried various plug-ins for Lightroom and Photoshop, but what I like the best is just using […]

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