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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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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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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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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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Yawning Seagull at The Coastal Center at Milford Point

Yawning Gull

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford Point

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series The Coastal Center at Milford PointToday, I took my new 400 mm lens and 7D out to the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Coastal Center at Milford Point to practice photography flying birds.  It went really well, I learned a lot,  and have lots of shots of […]

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