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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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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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Common Loon Flap

July 04, 2019 - My original plan for today was to get up around 5am and hit the water early with my kayak, but sadly that did not happen...
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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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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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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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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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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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Christmas at Vanderbilt

December 01, 2018 - I got up early today and headed out to Vanderbilt Mansion thinking that today was the day for the free tours. As soon as...
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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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Adirondack Balloon Festival

September 23, 2018 - Every year I try to get to the annual Adirondack Balloon Festival for one of the launches. Usually I catch an evening la...
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Out with my new camera

September 22, 2018 - Today is the first day of fall and it has been absolutely beautiful. The sun shined all day, there was a light breeze, a...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Great Blue Heron kind of a day

October 22, 2017 - It's late fall here in NY and today was probably the nicest day of the year. The sun shined beautifully, the sky was a g...
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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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Juvenile Caspian Tern on Lake Champlain

July 16, 2017 - Today was a gorgeous day in Ticonderoga, NY. Sunny with a high of 82! My buddy, Justin, and I went kayaking on LaChute...
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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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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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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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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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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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The beauty of a Great Egret

May 20, 2017 - Weekends are always the best because I can get out with my camera and photograph wildlife. This morning was drizzly and...
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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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Precious lil Duckling

May 09, 2017 - Wow, today has been a long and amazing day! I got up early and headed off to work. We are now in crunch time as we have...
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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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Mockingbird on a Tombstone

May 01, 2017 - Happy Monday and Hello May! My day started far earlier than I ever would have expected. At roughly 2:50 this morning I...
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American Mink passing a turtle

April 24, 2017 - Happy Monday Peeps! The most dreaded day of the week because it means the start of 5 whole days of working! Thankfully t...
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White Goose with a lot to say

April 14, 2017 - Yipppeeeee, I had the afternoon off and it was beautiful and sunny. I couldn't resist grabbing my camera and heading out...
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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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Canada Goose

March 30, 2017 - As I was typing in the date for my blog post title, I realized this year is already cruising by. Where is the time going...
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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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Wood Duck Drake on Snow

March 19, 2017 - Today was a fantastic day out with friends and photographing wildlife. The morning began a little cool with overcast, bu...
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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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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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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 5, 2017

February 05, 2017 - I started my day very late today because I was so tired from yesterday and didn't roll out of bed until almost 9 am. Due...
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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 28, 2017

January 28, 2017 - I spent all day out and about. I left the house at 9:30 this morning and returned home at almost 4pm. I started my day b...
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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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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 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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September 11, 2016

September 11, 2016 - Today was officially my last day of vacation and it was a fantastic day! The boyz and I got up surprisingly early, much...
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September 5, 2016

September 05, 2016 - Late summer days are amazing! The mornings start off cool, then the afternoons get warm, with a nice cool evening. The b...
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September 2, 2016

September 02, 2016 - It's official, my vacation week started at noon today! HOORAY Usually, I would go and check on my favorite Osprey famil...
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August 28, 2016

August 28, 2016 - Today started as a lazy Sunday. The boys and I didn't roll out of bed until 8 am and then we just sat around and relaxed...
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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 21, 2016

August 21, 2016 - Today was another wonderful day out with my camera. Since I had so much fun yesterday with the green heron and mute swan...
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August 20, 2016

August 20, 2016 - As always, today was a fantastic day out with my camera and lenses! I began the day by stopping at historic sites and en...
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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 3, 2016

July 03, 2016 - I've been up at camp for two weeks now. The first two weeks I had to work, but I was able to enjoy time with family in t...
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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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June 23, 2016

June 23, 2016 - Life has been crazy busy and so I haven't had a chance to post any blogs in a long while. In fact, for the past 3 months...
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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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January 21, 2016

January 21, 2016 - I generally spend every weekend out and about looking for wildlife to photograph. Mostly I look for birds of prey (eagle...
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January 19, 2016

January 19, 2016 - For the 1st time in weeks, many weeks, I went for a walk during my lunch break. I was hoping to see some eagles, but non...
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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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