Eastern Chipmunk at Allamuchy

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Eastern Chipmunk
Allamuchy Mountain State Park, New Jersey
I did a hike on the Red Trail aka Rangers Trail this morning which was a pretty good workout.

Leaderless Walk at Allamuchy Mountain

Leaderless Walk at Allamuchy Mountain State Park

Leaderless Walks are small organized groups compromised mostly of butterfly, dragonfly, bird, and botany enthusiasts.  The walks are free, informative, and informal. Most will take place on weekdays. If you’d like me to put you in touch with the organizers let me know.

The highlights for me on this trip were getting close-up shots of the Black Racer and also getting the shot of two very young Five-lined Skinks in one frame.


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 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luna_moth

American Beaver at Allamuchy Mountain State Park

Sussex County, New Jersey
May 2019

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.