Category Archives: General

The Wanderer

It’s been a REALLY long time since I’ve last posted here at Local Exploration.  I certainly haven’t stopped hiking and taking wildlife photos, but it has indeed slowed quite a bit. I would like to say that is about to … Continue reading

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Where to Start?

Okay, so I’m back (for now :P)… where should I begin? Perhaps that I’ve added 18 more birds to my life list this year? A dozen of those were local, while the rest were from excursions to Connecticut.  Some of … Continue reading

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Maximizing My Photo Knowledge

Once again, it’s been a while since I’ve posted last on Local Exploration.  Trying to manage my time between work, home repairs, photographing, hiking, editing, and selling photos has been difficult.  It isn’t, however, impossible. I’ve been making real strides … Continue reading

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Quick Review of 2014

It’s been several months since I’ve been able to even think about Local Exploration and wildlife photography.  2014 was the hardest year I’ve had to endure on so many levels, I can’t even get into it all. However, I was able … Continue reading

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New Bird Photographed – Short-billed Dowitcher

Funny story about this species… I didn’t even know I spotted it until I reviewed the pictures I took in May! I ran into a mixed flock of shorebirds at the Coastal Center at Milford Point in Connecticut, which was … Continue reading

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New Bird Photographed – Common Tern

Connecticut continued to be a great place in May to look for new species I’ve never seen before. At the Coastal Center at Milford Point, I found a mixed flock of shorebirds and terns sitting just off shore.  Many of … Continue reading

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DONE!

After an exhaustive two day stint this past weekend totaling 20+ hours, we are officially done with what I coined the ‘nightmare project’! The weekend work consisted of a layer of landscape fabric to be nailed to the dirt first, … Continue reading

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