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Photos from 04-25-15 – Franny Reese State Park

For the second straight time in a row at Franny Reese State Park in Highland, I encountered a very cooperative species.  This time, it was a pine warbler, a species I don’t run in to very often.  Singing and basking … Continue reading

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Photos from 04-19-15 – Franny Reese State Park

Living in Ulster County, the closest spot for me from my home is a place called Franny Reese State Park.  I wanted to try and explore this place a little bit more since there isn’t much data on eBird for … Continue reading

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04-11-15 – Photos around Ulster County

Visited several location around Ulster County on this day.  At Franny Reese State Park, the sightings were few and far between, but I did manage to see a female purple finch.  Other assorted birds included golden-crowned kinglets and dark-eyed juncos. … Continue reading

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New Mammal Photographed – Gray Fox

Have you ever looked at something that is so unbelievable that it just doesn’t register?  It took me a full twenty seconds to realize I was staring at a young fox in my backyard, eating seeds that the birds dropped … Continue reading

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Photos from 07/02/11 – Hot Air Balloon Festival

I finished putting together the photos from last Saturday at the balloon launch in the morning.  We were one of the first groups at the gate on the Poughkeepsie side of the Walkway Over the Hudson and got to a … Continue reading

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07/02/11 – Hot Air Balloon Festival

At 4:30 am this morning, I got myself ready for the morning launch of the Hot Air Balloon Festival on the Hudson River.  We arrived at the Walkway Over the Hudson around 5:15 am to make sure we were able … Continue reading

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Landscape Photos from 04/03/11 – Franny Reese State Park

Here’s part two from Sunday’s hike, the photos from Franny Reese State Park.  Once again, this was my first visit to the park and will certainly not be the last hike there. Featuring hilly trails, scenic overlooks and interesting building … Continue reading

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