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Photos from 04-30-15 – Nyquist Harcourt Sanctuary

Another week, another visit to a local hiking spot.  Seeing that I had some success in New Paltz last time at Nyquist Harcourt Sanctuary, I went back for another hike. There were several new birds at the park this time around, … Continue reading

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Photos from 04-26-15 – Vassar Farm

The quest for warblers continues, this time at Vassar Farm in Poughkeepsie.  At the back pond area off the main gravel road, there were several warblers, including my first of the season yellow warbler. The yellow warbler was joined by … Continue reading

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Photos from 02/01/14 – Nyquist Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary

Last weekend, my wife and I went to the Nyquist Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary in New Paltz.  It has several different habitats and sits along the Wallkill River.  As with most of the other days this winter, it was pretty cloudy … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photos from 03/02/13 – Peach Hill Park & Norrie Point

Saturday marked the first day of using my new Canon EOS 7D with the 100-400mm L Series telephoto lens together.  I believe that after a few weeks of practice, this will propel Local Exploration to new heights. Saturday’s adventure began … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photos from 12/25/12 – Peach Hill Park

We got a light dusting of snow on Christmas morning, I figured I would get out and take some landscape photos at Peach Hill Park.  I also looked for wildlife during my short walk. I’ll cut right to the highlight, … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photos from 12/24/12 – Vassar Farm

With a four day weekend because of the holidays, I had hoped to spend some time outside.  When I got the chance, I went out to Vassar Farm to look for winter wildlife. It was a mostly quiet day, with … 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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