Bird and Nature Photography by Greg Gard

Least Bittern - Garret Mountain, NJ

July 18, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
This past Spring, I had a great opportunity to photograph one of the smallest herons, Least Bittern. Even though they are common in some areas, it is very hard to find them thanks to their fabulous camouflage. In photograph below, you can see him in one of its famous poses, standing above water stretched between the reeds. Thanks to this hunting h...
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Great Frigatebird - Kilauea Point NWR, Hawaii

July 10, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Great Frigatebird in-flight, showing its wingspan, at the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kauai, Hawaii: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image -
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Red-necked Grebe - Algonquin Park, New York

July 02, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Last year, I had a chance to photograph a Red-necked Grebe in its basic colors in Kearny, NJ: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - As it happens, most of the birds, if not all, look most beautiful in their breeding plumage. Unfortunately, winter visitors leave New Jersey before turning into its breeding plumage … Lu...
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American Redstart - Garret Mountain, New Jersey

June 24, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) photographed at the Garret Mountain Reservation, Woodland Park, Passaic County, New Jersey during this year's spring migration: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - Interesting facts: - The male American Redstart sometimes has two mates at the same time. While many other...
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American Oystercatcher chick - Nickerson Beach, New York

June 15, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Here is another photograph of the American Oystercatcher chick taken at the Nickerson Beach a.k.a Lido Beach, on Long Island in New York state. At this time, this particular chick was running away from the approaching wave: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - Shooting tip: Same as with the previous photograph,...
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