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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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Wolf in Fall

October 24, 2019 - Fall is an amazingly beautiful time of year in the Northeast. Plus I get to celebrate my birthday in the fall, so this y...
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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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Portrait of a Puffin

June 25, 2019 - Today is my last full day in Maine and my third and final day of doing the Puffin Tour on Machias Seal Island. It's been...
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What's better than one puffin.... TWO PUFFINS!

June 24, 2019 - Today is day two for me in Maine and my second day of going on an Atlantic Puffin tour with my photography friend. We wo...
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Fun with Puffins

June 23, 2019 - Sixty eight days I ago I booked my airline reservation to go with a photography friend to Northeast Maine to see the Atl...
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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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Nursing Fawn

June 09, 2019 - My day started a little late as the boyz and I took advantage of having no commitments and sleeping in a little. Part of...
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Waiting for Mama, again...

June 01, 2019 - What a fantastic day out with my camera. The day began early when I picked up my photography buddy at 8:30 am. We first...
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Waiting for Mama

May 31, 2019 - As I was walking to the cafeteria today to get a cup of tea, I ran into a friend/colleague. She mentioned to me that we...
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Portrait of a blue jay

May 21, 2019 - Today is my fourth day at camp and my first day that I haven't been working as I finished up around 8:30 last night. Now...
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Meet Woody

May 19, 2019 - The best part of the month of May is that camping season begins. I spent Friday evening and Saturday morning loading up...
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Family of Geese

May 11, 2019 - Over the past few months, the weekends have been filled with rain and even more rain, making it difficult for me to get...
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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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Easter Eagles

April 21, 2019 - My Easter Sunday began with a slow start as I got up earlier than I usually would on a weekend and was very slow moving.
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Rare Duck in NYC

March 27, 2019 - For the past few months there has been a beautiful male Mandarin Duck hanging out in Central Park and today I finally ha...
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Officially Spring

March 24, 2019 - Today's weather screamed... "YAY, it is officially spring"! The morning started off cool, in the 20's with a bright suns...
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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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Not just a dog

March 16, 2019 - I've been away on girls weekend since Friday and have been having a great time. This morning I got up early and headed...
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My new pal Skunky Poo

March 11, 2019 - For the past week many of my photography friends have been posting amazing shots of a skunk that has been coming out dur...
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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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Harbor Seals in the Bay

February 17, 2019 - Today I began my day very early in Seaside Heights, NJ. It was my first time ever being on that island (I think, at leas...
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Life Bird - Snow Goose

February 16, 2019 - Today was a very busy and super exciting day! Let me first backtrack and say that 2 days ago I received a phone call an...
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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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Fun with the swans

January 06, 2019 - It was a long night as I didn't sleep well. I went to bed at 1:00 am and was still awake when the clock struck 2:05. I d...
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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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A Gull's Beauty

December 23, 2018 - Life has been so hectic and so busy and so the boyz and I decided to sleep in. It was roughly 9:15 when we rolled out of...
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Harrier kind of day

December 07, 2018 - I used my final vacation day of the year today and I took advantage of sleeping in just a bit. It was roughly 8:30 when...
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Too Much to Swallow

November 17, 2018 - Today was the second full day at the dam and it was a lot slower than yesterday (not that yesterday was all that busy)....
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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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Fall Day Out

October 28, 2018 - As you all may have noticed, I've been a blog slacker in recent weeks, but that is only because the sun is never out whe...
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Precious Fawns

August 19, 2018 - Hi everyone, I know I've been a bit of a blog slacker lately, but it has been simply too hot and humid out for me. Yeste...
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Hummingbird enjoying the Bee Balm

August 09, 2018 - Wow, I've just realized it's been a long while since my last blog post. I've been out taking photos, but I'm so far behi...
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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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The Greenies are Back

July 20, 2018 - Oh boy, I just realized how long it has been since my last blog post. Sorry about that. My inability for getting out has...
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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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Cormorant on Lake Champlain

July 04, 2018 - This morning wasn't nearly as hot as it was all week long, so I thought I would head out on the kayak before it got hot.
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My first Loon photo

July 01, 2018 - I knew today was going to be a super hot day, so I headed out early to kayak. My goal was to find a mama loon with babie...
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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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Fawn just after the Storm

June 18, 2018 - When I went to the cafeteria this afternoon to grab some lunch, I spotted one of the fawns hiding under a bush in the co...
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Red Fox Kits Playing

June 16, 2018 - I took a four day weekend to go to camp and it has been such a good time. My first day which was Thursday was overcast a...
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Yep, It is the Fawn again

June 09, 2018 - I got up early this morning so I could get an early start and hit up a couple of locations. I first started out along th...
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A very shy Fawn

June 08, 2018 - I was sitting in my office doing my work, when my buddy Joe stopped by to tell me he had just seen the fawn in the court...
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Canada Goose Gosling

June 07, 2018 - It was a long and busy day at work, so on my way home I decided to stop at the park with all the Canada Geese and Goslin...
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I found Bambi

June 06, 2018 - On Monday, a coworker/friend informed me that there was a fawn near one of the buildings where I work. Sadly, I did not...
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Great Blue Heron looking for a meal

June 03, 2018 - Today was completely uneventful. I had tossed up the idea of going to the Birds of Prey Event at Green Chimney's or hit...
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Double-crested Cormorant in Action!

June 02, 2018 - I woke early this morning and was surprised to see the sun shining as I was expecting it to be rainy and overcast. I wan...
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The cuteness of a Gosling

June 01, 2018 - This morning started out rainy and overcast and as the afternoon started to set in, the sun decided to come out. By the...
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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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Swan and Cygnets

May 20, 2018 - For the past few weeks I've been driving past this pond with a pair of swans and seeing one of them sitting on eggs. Eve...
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My new friend, Woody

May 14, 2018 - It's that awesome time of year and I am now back at camp in the Adirondacks. I opened up my camper on Friday and spent 2...
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Mama Fox feeding her family

May 05, 2018 - Hi peeps, Happy Cinco de Mayo! I hope you all have had as wonderful of a day as I have. I woke this morning to temps in...
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Mama Fox and her Kits

April 26, 2018 - The past couple of days were rainy, so I took full advantage of today's sunshine and went out after work to watch the fo...
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Red Fox Kit with a Meadow Vole

April 22, 2018 - My morning began early and my day was long, but it was completely awesome! I was out the door at 7 this morning to head...
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Playful Fox Kits

April 21, 2018 - Today was a gorgeous and busy day! The sky was a beautiful blue and temps reached a high of 59 degrees making it absolut...
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Monk Parakeet

April 17, 2018 - Today was my 6th and final full day in Texas and it sure was a busy one. Rafael and I got up early and headed out to Qui...
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Roseate Spoonbill at Estero Llano Grande State Park

April 16, 2018 - It's hard to believe that today is my 5th full day in Texas and I only have one more day here before I travel back home...
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Tricolored Heron on South Padre Island

April 15, 2018 - Today was my fourth full day in Texas visiting my friend, Rafael, and I sure am having a good time. It's been really nic...
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Green Jay at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

April 14, 2018 - Today is my third full day in Texas and we headed towards the gulf to go to Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge to...
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Black-bellied whistling-duck at Las Palomas WMA

April 13, 2018 - Today is my second full day in Texas and so my friend and I got up and out early to go look for wildlife. The morning wa...
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First encounter with an American Avocet

April 12, 2018 - Yesterday I spent the day traveling to Texas to go meet a friend and enjoy some wildlife photography. I was up before th...
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Happy Flappy - Female Wood Duck

March 31, 2018 - I woke up super early today so I could meet up with some friends at Downing Park in Newburgh, NY. My first stop along th...
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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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Starling near an old barn

February 24, 2018 - I was planning to get up and out early this morning because I knew the window for sunshine would be short, sadly I didn'...
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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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Along the Hudson River

January 27, 2018 - I got up early today and headed down to Westchester County to hang out along the Hudson River. I ran into a couple of fr...
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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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Gull Reflections

January 21, 2018 - After my long day on the CT shore yesterday, I decided to take things easy this morning. My dogs and I slept until almos...
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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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Day out on the CT Shore

January 14, 2018 - My plans for today were to head out to the Connecticut shore, but I started the day unsure if I would be able to do so a...
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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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Bitter Cold Day

January 05, 2018 - It was a short, 4 day work week, but it seemed much longer due to me being sick and the seriously cold spell we've been...
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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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Squirrel in a tree

November 03, 2017 - Today was a work day, so I was only able to get out with my camera for roughly 15-20 minutes during my lunch break. Due...
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Possibly an American Racing Pigeon

November 02, 2017 - Over the past two weeks I've noticed this beautiful bird in my neighborhood that reminds me of the cross between a pigeo...
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Greenies at Esopus Meadows Lighthouse Park

September 16, 2017 - I got up early so I could head out and meet up with my buddy Bob for a trip to the Esopus Meadows Lighthouse Park. We ar...
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Bald Eagle passing the Fort

August 19, 2017 - I woke up this morning and thought it would be a great day for a paddle, so I loaded up the car and drove into town so I...
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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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Albino Robin in Crown Point

July 15, 2017 - I feel bad as I haven't posted in while, but life has been busy! My buddy Justin is with me up at my camper for the wee...
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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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Why did the chicken cross the road?

June 21, 2017 - The weather today was absolutely gorgeous and I had my nose buried deep in work trying to get done to meet a big deadlin...
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Portrait of a Great Blue Heron

June 11, 2017 - Oh boy is it a scorcher out there today! I left my house at 8:00 this morning and was back by 1:30 because the sun and h...
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Bunnies are cute

May 23, 2017 - It's only the beginning of the work week and I can't help but think about the weekend and my vacation plans next week....
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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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Barn Swallows make an appearance

May 18, 2017 - Work was hectic today with a bunch of meetings and trying to tie up loose end for my big deadline that is quickly approa...
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Eastern Bluebird

May 06, 2017 - Oh how I live for the weekends and being able to get out with my camera! Since it was a little rainy this morning, I got...
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Muskrat on the go

April 12, 2017 - This morning started off a bit gloomy and it rained on and off throughout the morning and early afternoon. By 2pm the cl...
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Groundhogs enjoy bananas

April 08, 2017 - It was a sunny day, but a bit cool with temps in the 40's and a constant breeze. I began my day by meeting my buddy, Jus...
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Rabbit in Snow

March 21, 2017 - I stepped out of work today and quickly realized that I missed out on a gorgeous day by being stuck in the dungeon (my o...
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Robin with a Worm

March 12, 2017 - It was another cold and windy day in NY and I spent roughly 6 hours of it out hoping to see bald eagles. Temps stayed in...
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Woodpecker during a snow storm

March 10, 2017 - I woke this morning to an empty bed (no dogs) and to find the snow falling outside. It was really pretty as it was stick...
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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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February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017 - It's my final day in Florida and I'm not yet ready to go home. I had a really good time hanging out with my family and l...
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February 12, 2017

February 13, 2017 - Today was a family day and we went to the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. The park had a combination of animals t...
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February 9, 2017

February 09, 2017 - Today was my second full day in Florida and I had so much fun. I got up early and headed out to Honeymoon Island State P...
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February 8, 2017

February 08, 2017 - I spent most of the day yesterday traveling to Florida. My flight was good and I was thrilled with the free upgrade from...
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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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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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December 4, 2016

December 04, 2016 - My past few weekends have been extremely busy with very long days, so today I decided to sleep in and get a late start o...
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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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November 11, 2016

November 11, 2016 - Over the years I've always worked on Veteran's Day, but today I thought I would take the day off. I spent the day reflec...
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September 21, 2016

September 21, 2016 - I've been home from camp for a few days now and trying to catch up with some of my responsibilities that I haven't had t...
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September 7, 2016

September 07, 2016 - My vacation week has been really nice up to this point, but it feels like it is going too fast. I thought I would take i...
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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 17, 2016

July 17, 2016 - This morning I woke up and thought it would be a great day to go check on my favorite Osprey family. What a fantastic id...
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July 16, 2016

July 16, 2016 - I decided to sleep in til 9am today as I really needed to rest up and I knew my only plans for the day were to kayak and...
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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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June 27, 2016

June 27, 2016 - My last blog was of a Mallard Duckling, and in that blog I mentioned two things... The first thing I mention was that li...
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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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March 27, 2016

March 27, 2016 - As always, my weekends are spent enjoying my biggest passion in life... photography. Not just any photography, but wildl...
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August 2, 2015

August 02, 2015 - Hello everyone! How are you all? Sadly, this is only my second blog post for 2015 and I do need to improve on my bloggi...
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November 10, 2014 - Day 73

November 16, 2014 - EXTRA, EXTRA, Read all about it!!! I've written and illustrated a children's picture book about Bald Eagles! The expec...
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March 2, 2014 - Day 17

March 02, 2014 - I began today a little tired from all the excitement from yesterday and spent the morning relaxing. While relaxing, I co...
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