Tag Archives: Nature Photography
Dark-Eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)

Dark-Eyed Junco in the Snow

  Last Sunday after the freak October snow storm, I photographed some birds outside around my bird feeder.  This little guy, a Dark-Eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis), was kind enough to do a little posing for me.  The birds must have been famished after the storm because they were attacking the bird feeder.  All of the snow […]

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White Birch in Mohawk Mountain State Forest and Park

White Birch – Mohawk Mountain State Forest and Park

  I didn’t get home till late tonight, so this will be a very short post.  Below is a photo of some White Birch in Mohawk State Forest and Park that I thought were particularly striking. Tomorrow, I’ll have a longer post, but for now it’s time for bed. Technorati Tags: Autumn, Connecticut, Foliage, Mohawk […]

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Exhibit inside the dome at Dinosaur State Park

Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill Connecticut

About a month ago, I stopped at Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Connecticut and took the photos below.  It’s a pretty cool place with a dome shaped exhibit hall that houses dioramas, specimens, and nature exhibits.  The park was opened in 1968 after construction workers discovered dinosaur tracks during excavation.  They’ve preserved many of the tracts […]

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Trees in autumn foliage in Connecticut after October snow storm, 2011

Autumn meets Winter: October Snow Storm 2011

Well, the October Snow Storm of 2011 is now past Connecticut, but it sure left a lot of damage.  Many homes in Connecticut, as well as other nearby states, have lost power and our governor is saying that some homes may not be restored for a week.  I was one of the lucky ones and […]

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Waterfall at Indian Wells State Park - Shelton, Connecticut

Waterfall at Indian Wells State Park, October 2011

There are some photos on this blog of the waterfall at Indian Wells State Park in Shelton, Connecticut, but I thought they could be better, especially since I’m now using Nik Software’s Color Efex 4.0 in post-processing.  So, yesterday I was driving past the park and decided to stop and take a few shots.  It was […]

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View from Goat Rock in Webb Mountain Park, Monroe, Connecticut

Autumn View from Overlook at Webb Mountain Park

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Housatonic River

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Housatonic RiverThis afternoon, I drove to Webb Mountain Park in Monroe, Connecticut and hiked up to the scenic overlook, aka “Goat Rock”.  If you park at campground site number 2, it’s a very short hike to the overlook.  Unfortunately, I think the gates are closed after November 1st until Memorial Day […]

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Mute Swan (Cynus olor)

Mute Swan at Hammonasset Beach State Park

Early this year (I believe it was May) I took a trip to Hammonasset Beach State Park and was able to get the photo below of a Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) on one of the small ponds in the park.  I haven’t posted this yet and had honestly forgotten all about it until I was trying […]

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Pomperaug River at Audubon Center at Bent of the River

Audubon Center at Bent of the River

The Audubon Center at Bent of the River (I’ve checked a couple of times and it is “Bent”, not “Bend”) is a very nice tract of 660 acres in Southbury, Connecticut owned by the National Audubon Society.  I was driving in the area and just happened upon the sign for the Center and decided to stop.  I’m really […]

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