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Dreary Snowy Egret

This is another one of those photographs where ‘technically’ the subject, Egret, should have taken up more space in the image.

The Egret itself is sharp and crisp in the image so cropping would have been no problem. 63 more words


Nest Boxes

This time of year means watching a nest box should provide some good photo opportunities.

In the middle of a group of swallow nests this blue bird moved in. 70 more words


Father and Son

A pair of American Goldfinches.  The one on the right is an immature male.  His father, here on the left, was just feeding the youngster!  Seems to me he must be old enough to take care of himself.



What a delightful surprise to see this young turkey in our hood. I imagine they are ubiquitous, but it’s only the second time that I know of that they have been seen perusing Plum Street. 23 more words

Cape Ann Wildlife

Wildlife Wednesday: May 2016

April brought signs our drought may finally be a local history item.  We spent many evenings with windows wide open listening to the drama of thunderstorms. 728 more words


Kestrel Portrait

Sometimes I reject images based on similar photographs. Shooting at 10 images per second I tend to get a bunch of duplicates. This capture was passed up since I had others showing the entire bird. 41 more words