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Turkeys in Litchfield County, Connecticut

Turkeys in Litchfield County, Connecticut

I saw these Turkeys in a field in Litchfield County, Connecticut close to Litchfield and was able to quickly take some shots of them before they headed back into the woods.  There was a flock of about a dozen and they didn’t seem in too big of a hurry. Technorati Tags: Autumn, Birds, Connecticut, Litchfield, Photos

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Dog Pond in Goshen, Connecticut

Two Photos of Dog Pond in Goshen, Connecticut

Here are two photos of Dog Pond located in Goshen, Connecticut.  It’s an approximately 65 acre lake that has a Connecticut DEP boat launch that is opened year round.  It would be a great place for a nice leisurely paddle or some relaxing fishing. These photos were taken with my Canon T1i and a Tokina 80-400mm lens […]

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A Review of the Book “Birds of Connecticut: Field Guide”

Overview Birds of Connecticut:  Field Guide is one in a series of books written by Stan Tekiela on birds of various states.  It contains almost 300 pages and covers close to 150 birds located in Connecticut.  It’s a very handy book to carry in the field because of it’s approximate size of 4.5 inches by […]

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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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