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- Random Ulster County Shots (and a Dutchess too!)
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- New Bird Photographed – Sandhill Cranes
- eBird Data Entry Complete!
Monthly Archives: July 2012
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
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
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
*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
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
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
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
Stanford Wildlife Preserve in the Town of Stanford turned out to be a small butterfly haven! I could barely take a step without pearl crescents & common ringlets fluttering up from the grassy trails. On my way back to the … Continue reading
When I typically drive to Cary Institute, Buttercup Farm Sanctuary & Thompson Pond, I pass by a place called the Stanford Wildlife Preserve. Every time I went by, I would say to myself, “Boy, I should really stop there one … Continue reading