Bird and Nature Photography by Greg Gard

Laysan Albatross - Kilauea Point NWR, Hawaii

August 24, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Close-up of a Laysan Albatross in-flight at the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kauai, Hawaii: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - During my visit to Kilauea Point Lighthouse NWR last winter, I was amazed how close these beautiful birds fly by. Very often I had hard time to fit them in the frame:)
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Osprey in the nest - New Jersey

August 14, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Adult Osprey, a.k.a. Fish Hawk, sitting at the nest with two chicks: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - I photographed this nest in Southern New Jersey. Interesting facts: - Ospreys are unusual among hawks in possessing a reversible outer toe that allows them to grasp with two toes in front and two behind. B...
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Short-eared Owl - Wallkill River NWR, NY

August 07, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Short-eared Owl photographed at the Walkill River National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey / New York boundary: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image -
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Female Northern Harrier hunting - Meadowlands, NJ

August 03, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
I took this photograph of a hunting female Northern Harrier at the Dekorte Park, Lyndhurst, NJ: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image -
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Morning bath in the ocean - Point Lookout, NY

July 30, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York is famous for seeing up close nesting shorebirds. First to arrive are American Oystercatchers which raise their young in early June. Later in the month, it is turn for the most numerous colony, Common Terns. Black Skimmers are the last ones to have chicks, late July / throughout the August. But do not stop the...
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