Beaver Brook along Richter Mine Trail

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Beaver Brook along Richter Mine Trail
Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management Area, Rockaway Township, NJ
Not many good free maps of the region but you can find the Richter Mine Trail on this mountain biking map –

Rose Hooktip Moth

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Troy Meadows, Parsippany, New Jersey
I liked the distinct banding on this moth at rest.
Identification provided by the mothman himself, Blaine Rothauser.
Canon M50 + Tamron 180mm macro

Blue Dasher dragonfly

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Blue Dasher
Troy Meadows, Parsippany NJ
Taken at the edge of the marsh this morning.

Calico Pennant dragonfly

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Calico Pennant
Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management Area, Rockaway Township, NJ
Here’s a view of the male Calico Pennant. Compare it to the female coloration from my previous upload –

Calico Pennant

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Calico Pennant
Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management Area, Rockaway Twp NJ
I saw a small handful of these colorful dragonflies today at the local beaver pond.

Luna Moth @ Allamuchy Mountain

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Luna Moth
Allamuchy Mountain State Park in Stanhope NJ
This moth was hard to notice close to the understory of the forest floor.
More info on Luna Moths –

Blue Mountain Lake in Spring

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Blue Mountain Lake in Spring
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Sussex County NJ
Read about the non-natural origins of Blue Mountain Lakes –

2019 POWWW Big Sit and Birding Festival

Thank you to everyone who attended POWWW‘s Big Sit and Birding Day last weekend at Jonathan’s Woods. We tallied over 25 humans and 60 birds throughout the day.
Click through the album to view images of a Black and White Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler (female), Blue-winged Warbler, Gray Catbird, and Indigo Bunting.
POWWW’s next free nature event will be the new Secrets Of The Forest Walk –

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American Beaver at Allamuchy Mountain State Park

Sussex County, New Jersey
May 2019

More information on the American Beaver –

Visit Allamuchy Mountain State Park –

Filmed with the Tamron SP 150-600mm VC + Canon SL2. I do not normally hike with my fluid video tripod head so I had to make do with a ballhead for this panning video.

Spring Reflections on Blue Mountain Lake

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Spring Reflections on Blue Mountain Lake
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, New Jersey