Tag Archives: Birds

12.09.2020 Into the archives for a visitor from the north

In 2007 we had an irruption of Pine Grosbeaks-Pinicola enucleator (yes, I did almost type Pina Colada). Their range is north of Massachusetts but occasionally drift south looking for food.  As you can tell from the picture this one, and … Continue reading

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03.10.2020 A couple of honkers

One of my goals yesterday was to try out the Tamron 100-400 with its matching 2.0x tele-extender.  I haven’t tried wildlife shots with it so visited a pond that had Canada Geese-Branta canadensis relaxing as the sun rose. So far … Continue reading

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08.11.2019 New lens

I’ve been wanting something with a bit more reach for shooting animals.  My 70-200 is often enough for obliging frogs and turtles that allow approach and the 180 macro works well for smalls like red efts.  But birds, even large … Continue reading

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09.14.2013 A few minutes at Poor Farm Swamp

I went to the swamp again this am because I needed to get home and do some yard work so took the short ride.  It was a pleasant morning and only a few folks came by.  My first subject was … Continue reading

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07.28.2013 The Green Heron Strikes Again

Actually it is just sitting there waiting for something to strike at…it did not.  I have a total of 3 Green Heron images.  This post now spends my supply, but I caused some interweb virtual pain with a certain bloggie … Continue reading

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07.10.2013 There is no privacy in Nature

Well, I just checked out Phil Lanoue’s most recent post regarding a Green Heron.  For no particular reason, aside from the species, it made me think of this image.  So this is for you, Phil.  🙂  I hope folks who … Continue reading

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