Tag Archives: Quabbin Wildlife

11.07.2020 Saturday Squirrel Sweetness

I’ve always found these smaller squirrels more interesting with loads of personality.  Once while visiting a customer I opened the door to find one sitting and waiting for permission to enter.  The lady had plates of nuts on her living … 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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02.12.2020-2 Common Raven nestlings

I don’t make very many bird images but every once in a while an opportunity presents itself. Part of the reason I purchased the Tokina 100-400 last year was to take better advantage of those opportunities when I can.  In … Continue reading

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11.23.2019-2 Sweetness

Back to sharing images.  🙂

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09.18.2019 Wordless Egret

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05/31/2019 Nothing to Grouse about

Yesterday morning I decided to visit a North Quabbin gate where I have found several nice clusters of Pink Lady’s Slippers in the past. After photographing them I started walking back towards my car when I spotted another of my … Continue reading

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04.22.2019 My annual newt shoot

Walking the gate roads of Quabbin requires a certain level of diligence to be sure not to step on red efts.  Especially after a rain, they are almost as foolhardy with their existence as the earthworms that layabout the sidewalks … Continue reading

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09.22.2017 Heron on a snag

As promised, here is another shot of the preening heron a bit later as the fog began to dissipate..

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09.21.2017 In a fog

Two of my happy places are Quabbin and in a fog (both physically and metaphysically).  On this particular day, I was making images of Quabbin Tower and trees in fog.After that I turned to photograph some other trees and while … Continue reading

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