Tag Archives: Nature Photography
Foggy Morning in Shelton, Connecticut

Foggy Morning

  A few weeks ago, I grabbed my camera when I saw the fog outside.  The fog was really thick;  this was after the big October snow storm and a warm front was moving in.   As you can see, when this photo was taken, the fall colors weren’t too bad. As of today, most of the trees […]

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River Otter (Lontra canadensis) at Beardsley Zoo

River Otter at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  The River Otters (Lontra canadensis) were probably the most interesting animals at the Beardsley Zoo;  they definitely had the most people watching them when I was there.  They were swimming, flipping, and generally clowning around.  Another great exhibit, which even has a water […]

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Prarie Dogs at Beardsley Zoo

Prarie Dogs at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  My thanks to these two cute little prarie dogs (Cynomys ludovicians) for posing for this photograph.  I really enjoyed the prarie dog exhibit at the Beardsley Zoo – it is very well done and has an interactive area where you can stick your head […]

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Gray Wolf at Beardsley Zoo

Gray Wolf at Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Beardsley Zoo  Today was another day that I wanted to stay relatively close to home.  I headed out with the intention of checking out the foliage in southern Connecticut, but after a short drive, it was looking bleak – most of the autumn colors are […]

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Sun setting in the Lordship area of Stratford, Connecticut

Sunset in Lordship

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Stratford, Connecticut

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Stratford, Connecticut  Today, I decided to stay relatively close to home, so I drove down to Milford and Stratford, Connecticut.  Right before heading home, I stopped at a Long Island Sound beach in the Lordship area of Stratford (if you’re familiar with the area, it’s right by Marnick’s).  […]

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Marsh at Bluff Point State Park, Groton Connecticut

Marsh at Bluff Point State Park

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Bluff Point State Park

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Bluff Point State Park  This marsh is located close to Bushy Point Beach in Bluff Point State Park.  It’s very close to Long Island Sound and is located on the Poquonnock River in Groton, Connecticut.  There are so many really interesting areas in Bluff Point […]

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Tufted Titmouse in Flight

Tufted Titmouse in Flight

This entry is part 5 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder

This entry is part 5 of 13 in the series Birds at My Birdfeeder  Wow, those Tufted Titmouse (Baelophus bicolor) are quick little guys.  I tried many shots to get one in flight and so far this is the best of the lot.  I’m not particularly happy with it – for example, the feet are a little […]

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Mute Swan at Sunset - Bluff Point State Park

Mute Swan at Sunset

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Bluff Point State Park

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Bluff Point State Park  In my visit to Bluff Point State Park in Groton Connecticut, this Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) was gliding along in the Poquonnock River with it’s mate.  There’s a little lens flare, but I think it actually adds a little to the […]

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