Whiting WMA Ocean County NJ May 2022
With an approximate wingspan of 1” these tiny Spring butterflies are quite a challenge to fill the frame with.
Read more about the Hoary Elfin –
Denville NJ May 4, 2022
I was not expecting to see an Osprey perched above #Denville Park Meadows today. Hopefully this bird catches a few trout en route to its breeding grounds.
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Spotted Turtles In Spring
Great Swamp NWR New Jersey April 2022
I was able to observe the male (left) Spotted Turtle courting the female (right) on the boardwalk nearest the Sportsmen Blind.
3 photo sequence of a Wood Frog calling.
Winter View of Troy Brook, February 2022
This morning I set out to Troy Meadows to grab a few aerial shots to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the National Natural Landmarks program. Wildlife Preserves continues to proactively manage Troy Meadows for the benefit of native wildlife.
Learn more about the National Natural Landmark program –
Learn more about Wildlife Preserves Inc –
View from Craigmeur Cliffs
Newfoundland, New Jersey
A winter hike up the rugged Four Birds Trail lead to a brief view of sunbeams above Green Pond.
Sony A7R3 + Tokina 20mm
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Long Beach Island, New Jersey
86th Annual Boonton Area Christmas Bird Count
Boonton Township / Boonton Town
At approximately 6AM, a portion of the group headed outside in hopes of detecting things that go “hoot in the night”. By 7AM the rest of our group rendez-voused at Kincaid Woods on Powerville Rd.
Full roster of birders:
Luke Franke from National Audubon
Rockaway Valley Four Corners
Rockaway River / Morris Canal
Full eBird checklist –
Northern Flicker @ Kincaid Woods
House Finch @ Kincaid Woods
Bluebird at Deer Lake
Great Blue Heron at Deer Lake
Red-tailed Hawk at Gracelord Park
Luke captures the morning light
The posse @ Kincaid Woods
Nora scans the treelike
Jeff shows the wingspan of a Turkey Vulture
December Morning at Round Valley Reservoir
Hunterdon County New Jersey 12/22/2021
The best weather for landscape photography is nearly always scattered clouds and yesterday was no exception. I left my house amid the dark predawn hours in hopes of “striking gold” with a vivid morning sky and ended up getting rewarded.
Here is a video on the creation and controversy surrounding the creation of Round Valley Reservoir –
Visitation and hiking information for Round Valley Recreation Area –