Exploring Cattus Island County in Toms River, NJ
Located just 6 miles from Seaside Heights, Cattus Island is a great nature retreat on your visit to the Jersey Shore. With a nicely developed trail system this Ocean County New Jersey Park is perfect for stretching your legs and/or nature study.
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American Lady on Butterfly Bush
Celery Farm Nature Preserve Allendale, New Jersey
Preparation met opportunity when this American Lady butterfly allowed for wide angle imaging in front of a picturesque background.
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Canon 11-22mm EF-M + Canon M5
Ocean County NJ July 2021
I especially like the powdery blue appearance of these petite dragonflies, our smallest in the United States.
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Double Trouble State Park Ocean County NJ July 2021
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American Snout on Pepperbush
Double Trouble State Park
Ocean County NJ
I did not expect to stumble across this uncommon butterfly while walking near the Cedar Creek!
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Northern Brown Snake
Morris County NJ June 2021
A healthy DeKay’s snake rests comfortable amid mulch. More info on Brown Snakes –
Great Egret on the Beaver Brook
Jonathan’s Woods Morris County NJ June 2021
On a recent June morning 2 egrets as a Great Blue Heron were active near the beaver dam. The pile of feathers at the egret’s feet are a result of preening.
Morning Sky and Lifting Fog at Wildcat Ridge
Morning Sky and Lifting Fog
Wildcat Ridge WMA Rockaway Township NJ June 2021
A tight shot with a telephoto zoom lens captured the drama of fog burning off on a humid June morning.
Taken during a recent stroll at Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center. The trails at Bamboo Brook are always tranquil and scenic.
People Pictures from Utah May 2021 Trip
These photos are from our group of adventurers as we traversed Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Capitol Reef National Park.
Lisa, Dave, Mark, Mario, and Kelly pose in the Narrows at Zion National Park
Mark, Mario, and Kelly take a break at the Narrows in Zion
Mario and Kelly pass through deeper water at The Narrows in Zion
Mario at Bryce Canyon
Lisa passes through Capitol Gorge at Capitol Reef National Park
Mario can’t seem to spot that pesky Big-horned Sheep near Zion National Park.
Mark photobombs a Big-horned Sheep crossing near Zion
Bryce Canyon National Park May 2021
This Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel wasn’t too proud to beg for a meal though I was not providing one.
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