Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Guide… to Field Guides

In an effort to provide as much information as possible to those of you who want to learn more about birds and other wildlife in your area, I have added a ‘Guide Book’ section to help you pick out the … Continue reading

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07/22/12 – Wildlife Photos from the Bonticou Crag

I don’t know if lugging all of my equipment was the best option when making my way up the Bonticou Crag with my wife, but I did it nonetheless.  You never know, right? When we reached the summit, a pair … Continue reading

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Mohonk Preserve – Bonticou Crag Scenery Photos

Before I got into photography, the Mohonk Preserve and surrounding areas used to be my hiking grounds.  I used to spend all day climbing in the Shawangunk Mountains and do 10 mile hikes in Minnewaska State Park.  Sunday’s return to … Continue reading

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New Bird Photographed – Common Raven

*This photo was not taken in Dutchess County (but it was close!) You’ll just have to take my word on this one since the photo isn’t so great. :P While I was photographing a pair of black vultures atop the … Continue reading

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New Butterfly Photographed – White-M Hairstreak

What are the odds of spotting a tiny sized butterfly you’ve never seen before in the middle of the mountains in New Paltz?  Pretty good apparently! This actually took me a little while to identify and after a bit of … Continue reading

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Photos from Wing’s Castle in Millbrook, New York

Last Friday, I was looking through a Dutchess County brochure I picked up at a kiosk a while back and spotted an advertisement that piqued my interest – Wing’s Castle in Millbrook, New York. The story around this castle is … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photos – Stanford Wildlife Preserve

In the short amount of time that I was there, I got some decent shots of a variety of butterflies and birds, including one butterfly I don’t see very often – a common ringlet. Another notable sighting included a question … Continue reading

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