Black Rat Snake
Stokes State Forest
Sussex County NJ
This snake all but ignored me while I snapped away with my wide angle lens. Don’t try this with rattlesnakes.
Winter Wildlife at Splitrock Reservoir
Morris County, New Jersey
A distant Common Loon and a pair of courting Bald Eagles were the highlights of an afternoon walk near Rockaway Township NJ.
Visit Splitrock Reservoir – https://www.rockawaytownship.org/facilities/facility/details/Splitrock-Reservoir-9
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Brown Thrasher at Troy Meadows in Parsippany NJ
This territorial bird popped up to let me know I was intruding near its home turf.
Learn more about the Brown Thrasher – https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Brown_Thrasher/id
Groundhog and Pup
Bloodgood’s Pond in Union County NJ
A rainy afternoon was not looking promising for nature photography until I spied the young Groundhog through my telephoto lens. It was very exciting for me to capture and record this tender moment between mother and child.
Visit Bloodgood’s Pond – https://goo.gl/maps/WpJsQH1AURQbFwrG7
Calling Wood Frogs at Jonathan’s Woods
Morris County New Jersey
With recent temperatures peaking at 66 Fahrenheit, the Wood Frogs wasted no time in getting ready for their Spring rituals. This video was filmed in a small wetlands depression and not far from an expansive marsh.
View the behind the scenes footage – https://www.facebook.com/daveblinderphotography/videos/661437451270066/
Visit Jonathan’s Woods – https://www.powww.org/
A warm March day in Morris County means a loud Spring chorus and a busy afternoon for the local Wood Frogs.
I am out filming with my tripod mounted Canon SL2 + Tamron SP 150-600mm G2 lens
American Beaver at Allamuchy Mountain State Park
Sussex County, New Jersey
More information on the American Beaver – https://www.nwf.org/Educational-Resources/Wildlife-Guide/Mammals/American-Beaver
Visit Allamuchy Mountain State Park – https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/allamuch.html
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.