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Gulls in Winter

I usually take a scenic, secondary road when shopping for supplies, a route bordered by farms, woodlots ….and the county landfill. The waste water pond at the landfill is sometimes a point of interest for birders, attracting the occasional raptor as well as resident ducks, geese and gulls. 40 more words

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Last Light

A solitary gull drifting and talking in the last rays of evening light. Golden.

Photo by NB Hunter. © All Rights Reserved. 6 more words

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Wetland Visits

A small, shallow pond and wetland a few miles south of home supports a variety of wildlife in late summer: shorebirds, herons, turtles, muskrats and, occasionally an egret. 56 more words

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Hunting Quiet Waters

Earlier this summer I was walking the towpath of a small canal, wondering what I might discover in the heat of the late morning sun. 306 more words

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Green Heron in Morning Light

The universal challenges of distance and light can be especially difficult when photographing wetland wildlife on foot. Moving to a better position to close the gap or improve the lighting is usually not an option.  68 more words

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Families of Geese

My initial post on a family of geese featured fuzzy little goslings exploring a brave new world in the shadow of their parents (“Geese, Geese and More Geese” on May 24). 72 more words

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Broken Water in Sunshine and Shadow

A recent trip to a nature center and wetland complex culminated with me blending into a small willow tree on the edge of the trail, doing my best Great Blue Heron imitation. 136 more words

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