Tag Archives: Shelton

Cedar Waxwings in the Backyard

  Yesterday, I went out in the backyard to get some wood for the wood stove and saw quite a few birds in a large maple tree on the edge of my property.  I realized they were feeding on some buds on the tree.  We had a couple of days of really warm weather here […]

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New Photos of Waterfall from Indian Wells State Park

As I mentioned in a previous post, when I visited Indian Wells State Park last weekend, I also photographed the waterfall at Indian Wells as well as a small pool on the Indian Hole Brook.  I took these photos with my Canon 7D and Canon 24-105 lens.  Other photos I’ve taken of the falls were […]

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Swans and Gulls at Indian Wells State Park

Over the weekend, the weather was questionable, so I decided to stay close to home and do a little photography.  I drove over to Indian Wells State Park, located in Shelton, Connecticut and took a few shots before the rain moved in.  There were 7 or 8 swans there, as well as several gulls and […]

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Fall Foliage in Huntington Connecticut

By Tim Barnes I was looking through some Autumn photos from last year and realize I hadn’t posted many yet.  These photos were taken about this time last year (maybe a little earlier) in the Huntington section of Shelton, Connecticut.  I was using my Canon 7D and a 70-200 lens and was fighting darkness to […]

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Northern Cardinal in Winter

Northern Cardinal in Winter

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

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Birds at My BirdfeederAnother photo of one of my backyard Northern Cardinals.  This one was taken with my Canon 7D and 400 mm lens at f/5.6.  The 7D and 400 mm lens combination is quickly becoming my favorite photo setup for bird photography.  The 300mm […]

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Hawk in the Backyard

Backyard Hawk

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Hawks

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series HawksToday was a relatively nice, warm day here in Connecticut, so I spend some time out on the deck relaxing.  I decided to take my Canon 7D with the 400 mm lens, just in case I saw any birds in the trees of the backyard. […]

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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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