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Fly Fisherman in Housatonic River, Sharon Connecticut

Fly Fisherman in the Housatonic River

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Housatonic River

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Housatonic River  This photo of a fly fisherman in the Housatonic River was taken either in or very close to Housatonic Meadows State Park (I’m not exactly sure where the boundary is located).  I’ve not fished in the Housatonic River yet, but I believe they catch […]

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Geese Facing the Sun in Osbornedale State Park, Derby, Connecticut

Geese Worshipping the Fading Sunlight

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park  On a visit to Osbornedale State Park in Derby, Connecticut, I saw these Geese all lined up facing into the setting sun.  It was really odd looking at the time because they seemed so stoic and disciplined.  Immediately after this shot, a […]

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Another View of Indian Hole Brook

  Here’s another photo of Indian Hole Brook in Indian Wells State Park in Shelton, Connecticut.  This was kind of a tough shot because there was a downed tree that I had to bend back to take the shot.  If it had slipped, it would have smashed into my tripod and my whole rig would […]

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View to the west from Heublein Tower at Talcott Mountain State Park

Views from Talcott Mountain State Park

  Located in Simsbury Connectiut, Talcott Mountain State Park’s main attraction is the Heublein Tower.  The tower offers a 360 degree commanding view of the area.  To the north, it’s possible to see Massachusetts on a clear day and Hartford is visible to the east.  The tower was previously owned by Gilbert F. Heublein, head of […]

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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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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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