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Merry Christmas

December 25, 2019 - Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all of my family, friends, and followers! I hope you all had a wonderful day! My da...
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Best Day of the Year

December 22, 2019 - I've been going to the Grasslands for the past 5 or 6 years trying to get good photographs of the short-eared owls. Duri...
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Shortie

December 07, 2019 - I've been going to the Shawangunk Grasslands for roughly 5 or 6 years and today was clearly my best day there ever! My...
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Twofer at the Dam

November 23, 2019 - What an amazing day at the dam! The light was good for the first half of the day and the action was good throughout the...
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The Three Amigos

July 21, 2019 - It was slated to be one of the hottest days of the year, possibly the hottest, but that didn't stop me from going out to...
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Osprey Family

June 15, 2019 - Today was another beautiful day up in the North Country! The boyz and I slept in a little and then I headed out to the...
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Great catch for both of us

April 29, 2019 - After work today I was putzing around in my yard with my landscaping when I heard my bluejays yelling like crazy across...
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Natural Camouflage

March 23, 2019 - My day started a little later than normal as my dogs and I slept in since I new the morning weather would not be so grea...
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Peregrine Falcon giving the photographers her fist

March 09, 2019 - What a gorgeous day today was! It was so nice to finally have a day off with blue sky, sunshine, temps in the mid 40's a...
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Nesting Great Horned Owl

March 04, 2019 - I woke this morning to a few inches of wet snow on the ground. I cleaned up the dog pen and the driveway, then sat at my...
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Bitter Cold Day at the Grasslands

February 09, 2019 - Today is my beautiful Bailey's 13th birthday (my older chihuahua) so I stayed home for the first half of the day to spen...
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Stalking my bird feeders

January 21, 2019 - On Saturday night we had our first storm of the year. The expectation was 7-10 inches of snow, instead we had roughly 4...
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Goodbye 2018

December 31, 2018 - Wow, it's hard to believe that today is the last day of 2018! It's been a busy year full of activities and making memori...
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Scooter, the Immature Bald Eagle

November 16, 2018 - We arrived in Maryland yesterday, just before the storm began and so we checked into the hotel early and spent the day g...
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Harrier's on the Go

November 11, 2018 - Lately I've been one heck of a blog slacker, but that is only because I've been a photographer slacker. We've had so muc...
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The Osprey Kids have Fledged

July 22, 2018 - I thought I was getting an early start and getting to the location of the Osprey right at opening, then when I arrived I...
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Female Osprey with a fish

July 06, 2018 - This morning started out wet as we had thunderstorms overnight, so my friend and I slept in. When we got up, we took thi...
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Eagle Fledgeling with a fish

June 22, 2018 - It's been a while since I've stopped by to check on my favorite pair of bald eagles, so today I stopped in during my lun...
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They have hatchlings

May 28, 2018 - What a weekend.... Wow, I can't express that enough.... I got away and headed up to camp after having a super stressful...
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Short-eared owl in flight

March 11, 2018 - I woke up to a beautiful morning with the sun shining and the most beautiful blue sky. I planned to spend the entire day...
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Snowy kinda day

February 26, 2018 - My day began super early as I woke at 4 and was out of my house by 5 to drop my dogs off with my parents before heading...
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Immature Red Tailed Hawk

February 18, 2018 - I woke early today to a blanket of heavy/wet snow and beautiful blue skies. I new it would be a nice day to get out so i...
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Eagle Filled Day

February 17, 2018 - Over the past two months I've been focused on getting shots of snowy owls and short-eared owls. Since I haven't put much...
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I finally scored at the Shawangunk Grasslands

January 26, 2018 - I've been going to the Shawangunk Grasslands for the past 3 or 4 years and never seem to have much luck. Usually the sho...
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Third times a charm

January 20, 2018 - I woke this morning and got my gear together to head to the CT shore. My drive there was a little crazy, but not too bad...
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Red Shouldered Hawk

January 06, 2018 - It's now been over a week that I've been battling this head cold and I still lack energy and feel super cruddy. Due to t...
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Immature Cooper's Hawk

December 31, 2017 - The final week of the year and I've been completely under the weather, battling a really bad head cold. My second one of...
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2018 Calendars

December 26, 2017 - It's so hard to believe Christmas has come and gone and we are nearing the end of the year. It's been a really awesome y...
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Life Bird - Snowy Owl

December 07, 2017 - Tis the season for raptors to migrate south and one that I've been on the search for for 3-4 yrs now is the "Snowy Owl".
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Conowingo Dam - Day 3

November 17, 2017 - Today was day 3 at the Conowingo Dam. Once again we left the hotel at 5:30 so we could arrive and set up by 6. As we arr...
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Conowingo Dam - Day 2

November 16, 2017 - Today was our second day in Maryland and we got up very early to head over to the Conowingo Dam before sunrise. I was ou...
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Conowingo Dam - Day 1

November 15, 2017 - Today was an early day as I got up at 3:30am so that I could be out of the house by 4:30 to go pick up my buddy, Bob. I...
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Birthday celebration with Peregrine Falcons

October 15, 2017 - It's a birthday tradition that I go to New Jersey with my friend Bob to photograph raptors and so I picked Bob up at 8am...
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Bald Eagle on Lake Champlain

August 20, 2017 - was another beautiful day in the Adirondacks so after I finished my morning chores, I went back out on the lake in my ka...
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Osprey Kid defending his meal

August 09, 2017 - Last summer as I stood at the boat launch in Ticonderoga, I watched as Osprey came and went from land to the lake and ba...
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Osprey Dad - The Ultimate Fishing Bird

August 06, 2017 - Today was another full day spent in Crown Point with my favorite Osprey family. The temps were really nice with a fantas...
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Osprey kid out and about

August 05, 2017 - I was first awakened at 5:55 this morning by some seriously heavy rain that startled me out of my deep sleep as it began...
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Osprey kid on the rocks

July 30, 2017 - Once again, the boyz and I woke up to a cold camper in the upper 50's. We got up late, but got moving a little quicker t...
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Osprey kid fledged

July 29, 2017 - The boyz and I woke a little late this morning and we weren't too anxious to get out of our comfy bed as it was only 59...
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Mama Osprey

July 03, 2017 - I've spent most of the weekend with family and snuck away today for a little time to myself. I packed my travel cooler f...
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Papa Osprey delivers a Fish

June 24, 2017 - This morning started out gloomy, overcast and raining, but that didn't last long. By 10:00 the sun was shining and the s...
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The Osprey Switch

June 01, 2017 - I've been on vacation all week and the weather has been rather yucky with lots of overcast, rain and horrible thundersto...
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Portrait of a Barred Owl

May 21, 2017 - Happy Sunday everyone! I hope your day has been as good as mine! I made a few stops today and got to see lots of birds....
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Osprey with a stick

May 16, 2017 - This past Friday, I drove up to the Adirondacks with my dogs and opened camp for the season. There was a ton of work to...
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Immature Great Horned Owl

May 10, 2017 - Happy Hump Day! The work week is almost over for me as I'm taking a long weekend to go open camp! Today was another won...
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Gray Morph Screech Owl

April 16, 2017 - Happy Easter to all my family, friends and blog followers! I hope you all had a wonderful day! My day was fantastic as I...
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Barred Owl showing off the Talons

April 15, 2017 - Today was another beautiful spring day in the Hudson Valley. I was up before 8am and out of the house by 9. I had a full...
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Bald Eagle passing by

April 11, 2017 - I'm absolutely loving these longer days and the nice weather that comes along with it. Although, I have to admit that I...
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Educational Barn Owl and other Raptors

April 02, 2017 - Today was a beautiful spring day. Lots of warm sunshine and temps that hit 60 degrees. Such a great change after all the...
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Bald Eagle with an air freshener for the nest

March 17, 2017 - Wow, I think I'm still shocked by the events of today as the entire day went completely different than planned. Not even...
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Peregrine Falcon putting on a show

February 27, 2017 - I had a management directed day off today and I used it to go to Alpine, NJ with my friend, Bob. It's a bit of a drive,...
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Forever in our Hearts, N42

February 24, 2017 - For the past four years I've been watching, observing and photographing a beautiful pair of bald eagles in The Hudson Va...
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The Bald Eagle Couple

February 19, 2017 - My weekend with my cute little niece ended at noon today when I returned her to her dad. We had a really good time and I...
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Immature Bald Eagle in flight

February 18, 2017 - Last night I picked up my niece, Emily, who has been staying with me for the weekend. We've been having such a fantastic...
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February 4, 2017

February 04, 2017 - For the past few days, my buddy, Justin, and I have been excited for the expected sunshine for today and we discussed go...
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January 30, 2017

January 30, 2017 - My gosh, I don't know how to begin my blog tonight and will keep it short because I am so sad...... I want to first tha...
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January 29, 2017

January 29, 2017 - My day started out very slow and quiet and quickly turned into a very eventful experience that I will never forget. I w...
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January 15, 2017

January 15, 2017 - All winter I've been dealing with beautiful, sunny days during the week while I've been stuck at work and weekends full...
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January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 - Happy New Year to all my blog followers! The new year has started off very slowly for opportunities to photograph wildl...
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December 25, 2016

December 25, 2016 - Hello and Merry Christmas to all my blog followers! I hope you've all had a fantastic day! I celebrate Christmas with m...
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December 16, 2016

December 16, 2016 - It's been two whole weeks since I've been out with my camera and when I saw the crumby weather expected for the weekend,...
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November 20, 2016

November 20, 2016 - Today was day 4 at the dam and it was extremely brutal with heavy winds and wind gusts up to 50 mph. It was really cloud...
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November 19, 2016

November 19, 2016 - Day 3 at the Conowingo Dam was absolutely AMAZING!!!!! I'm in shock that we've had two full days of non-stop activity. T...
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November 18, 2016

November 18, 2016 - Today was day 2 at the Conowingo Dam and it was absolutely FANTASTIC! I got up at 4:45 this morning and was out the doo...
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November 17, 2016

November 17, 2016 - It's that time of year, my annual trip with friends to the Conowingo Dam. YAY I woke at 3:40 this morning and was out t...
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November 14, 2016

November 14, 2016 - It has been an extremely busy and fun year. So busy that I haven't had the time to blog as often as I hoped I would. Alt...
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November 13, 2016

November 13, 2016 - It's unbelievable how quickly weekends go by. I took Friday off due to it being Veteran's Day and even with that extra d...
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August 27, 2016

August 27, 2016 - After work yesterday, I went out for a paddle on La Chute River and Lake Champlain. It was a fantastic journey as I ran...
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August 9, 2016

August 09, 2016 - After work today, I decided to go check in on my favorite Osprey family. I arrived to find both kids in the nest yelling...
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July 25, 2016

July 25, 2016 - I woke up for work this morning and realized the weekend wasn't long enough, so I decided to use one of my personal choi...
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July 24, 2016

July 24, 2016 - Today was another fantastic day in the North Country. I began it by being lazy and sleeping in since I knew the morning...
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July 23, 2016

July 23, 2016 - Today has been another fantastic day in the North Country. It's been really HOT, yet really good. I started the day by...
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July 5, 2016

July 05, 2016 - The boys and I slept in this morning and I took my time getting out to go see the Osprey. It was roughly 11:30 and beaut...
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May 20, 2016

May 20, 2016 - I spent the past week up at camp, getting things opened up and set up. I worked with the chipmunks I feed and was lucky...
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May 9, 2016

May 09, 2016 - We've had rain for over a week here in New York and that puts a real damper on things for someone who enjoys wildlife ph...
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May 6, 2016

May 06, 2016 - The weather this past week has been really crappy.... incredibly rainy and gloomy. In fact, I think it rained several da...
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March 8, 2016

March 08, 2016 - I was able to get out of work at a somewhat reasonable hour this evening, so I headed over to my favorite place for eagl...
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February 28, 2016

February 28, 2016 - I knew today was going to be a gorgeous February day with lots of sunshine and temps reaching a high of 60, so I planned...
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February 23, 2016

February 23, 2016 - I took yesterday off as a management directed day off for celebrating my 13th anniversary with IBM. It was a cool, yet s...
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February 6, 2016

February 06, 2016 - I had an absolutely fantastic day out today watching and photographing bald eagles. At my first location I saw one bald...
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December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 - It has been an extremely busy and fun year. So busy that I haven't had the time to blog like I hoped I would. Although I...
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November 17, 2015

November 17, 2015 - I just returned from a fantastic weekend with my friends at the Conowingo Dam. The dam is a hydroelectric dam that is lo...
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April 25, 2014 - Day 36

April 25, 2014 - Wow, this week has been insanely busy and I am now exhausted. In addition to all my usual weekly activities, I volunteer...
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