Tag Archives: Nature Photography
Essex Cove in Autumn

Cove in Essex, Connecticut

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Essex, Connecticut

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Essex, ConnecticutIn the fall of last year, I visited Essex, Connecticut late one afternoon and took this shot of the cove near the town park.  Essex is a beautiful, quaint little town close to Long Island Sound on the Connecticut River and I always enjoy […]

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Green Winged Teal in marsh

Green Winged Teal at The Coastal Center at Milford Point

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

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford PointA few weeks ago when I visited The Coastal Center at Milford Point, I saw this little guy walking across the mudflats in the marsh at low tide.  He was walking towards his other Green Winged Teal buddies that were […]

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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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Water Feature at Innisfree Garden

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Innisfree Garden

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Innisfree GardenAbove is a photo of one of several water features located in Innisfree Garden.  For this photo, I used Nik Software’s Color Efex Pro 4 to make the soft, glow type effect.  However, when I pulled it back into Lightroom, I thought the vegetation […]

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