Tag Archives: Norwottuck Rail Trail

10.29.2021 Smile! TGIFF

Found another from earlier this month. Have a great weekend, all!!!

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10.21.2021 Should I or Shouldn’t I?

I debated whether this image was share worthy or not for quite a while.  Made on the same day as the shapely dead tree and foliage at Brickyard, the light was not favorable. But the color was irresistible  so I … Continue reading

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10.11.2021 Brickyard Tree and Foliage

By request, although I had planned to return when the color became stronger, here is a closer frame of the tree that I posted last week. I think that there are parts of the tree that could be abstract subjects … Continue reading

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10.10.2021 Silentish Sunday 2-Barn in Foliage from Norwottuck Railtrail

Viewed from the Norwottuck Railtrail.

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10.08.2021 Frog Friday

Although it’s getting late, frogs are still up and about on Poor Farm Swamp lily-pads. I was pleasantly surprised to see a fair number as I walked the rail trail this past Sunday morning and found this handsome rake shortly … Continue reading

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10.07.2021 The color is coming along

We’ve had a fair amount of rain recently which has slowed the color change here.  But there are small pockets where one can find a bit. Actually, the dead tree got my attention and then it was all the other … Continue reading

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10.05.2021 Turtle Tuesday

Just as with the frogs, of which I managed to get a few new images on Sunday morning, turtles will be heading to mud city for the winter pretty soon. I only found this one however it was still a … Continue reading

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08.02.2021 A quiet Sunday morning

Sunday was another cloudless beginning to the day.  Not a good sign for sunrise photography and as I drove looking for something to catch my eye nothing did.  So it goes sometimes.  Still a lovely start to the day with … Continue reading

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07.26.2021 B.O.A.S.-Green Heron Edition

Years ago when I participated in a forum, Naturescapes.Net, the favored bird portrait would be with one on the end of a stick (thus Bird on a Stick).  This is a somewhat different example of that although not with the … Continue reading

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07.25.2021 Fisher in a Fog

I’ve tried and failed a few times to capture a shot of a Belted Kingfisher-Megaceryle alcyon while visiting the swamp. Since I do 99% of my shooting from a tripod they often fly off before I set up.  But yesterday … Continue reading

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