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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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New Bird Photographed – Greater Yellowlegs

This year, I spent more time along the Hudson River and the ocean in Connecticut and Rhode Island to fill a large void in my life list… shorebirds!  I’ve always loved sandpipers and plovers, but they aren’t very easy to … Continue reading

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Capturing the Gray Ghost

Last weekend, we stopped at the Shawangunk Grasslands in hopes to catch a glimpse and some photos of some short-eared owls.  Long story short, we didn’t see any… but we were treated to quite the show with Northern Harriers. We … Continue reading

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New Bird Photographed – Fox Sparrow

Last weekend, I just happened to look outside my bedroom window to see two fox sparrows foraging on the ground with several other sparrows!  I tried to get some photos through the windows, but it just wasn’t clear enough.  I … Continue reading

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Fort William Henry in Lake George

I very rarely get to be a tourist… with most of my time dedicated to outdoor hiking, wildlife photography, and my full time job.  But in going to Lake George for the first time, some places definitely peaked my interest.  … Continue reading

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The End of a Decade & The Start of a New One

Last week, Local Exploration turned two years old.  This weekend, Saturday to be exact, I reached another milestone – 30 years of age!  To celebrate, my wife, two friends and I went up into the Adirondacks, about 40 minutes north … Continue reading

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Reminder – Birds of Prey Show June 3th!

Green Chimneys will be hosting their annual ‘With Wings and a Prayer’ Birds of Prey Day in Brewster, New York on Sunday, June 3rd.  This is a great event to get great looks and photographs of eagles, hawks, falcons, and … Continue reading

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