Bird and Nature Photography by Greg Gard

Northern Shoveler drake - New Jersey

May 19, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Close-up of a drake Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) showing its bill and lamellae: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - Lamellae are a fascinating adaptation of the waterfowl bill. These small, comb-like structures along the inside of the bill act like sieves and look like teeth, even though ducks and geese don’...
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Camping under the Milky Way - Canyonlands, Utah

May 13, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
I can't wait to take my trusty REI tent for the first camping trip of the season. So many good memories! Camping under the stars in the Canyonlands, Utah: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image -
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Semipalmated Plover bathing - Jamaica Bay NWR, New York

May 04, 2015  •  2 Comments
Semipalmated Plover taking a bath in a shallow water at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Gateway National Recreation Area, New York City: - for high-resolution photograph, please click on the image -
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Female Northern Harrier straight on - New York

May 01, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Adult female Northern Harrier flying straight on at the Liberty Marsh Liberty Loop NWR, Oil City Road, New Jersey / New York boundary - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image -
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Bufflehead drake - Bergen County, NJ

April 27, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Close-up of a cute adult male Bufflehead swimming on the Oradell Reservoir, Bergen County, New Jersey: - for high-resolution photograph, please click on the image - Bufflehead are North America’s smallest diving duck; they benefit by using old flicker nests that larger ducks such as goldeneyes and mergansers cannot fit into Bufflehead dive f...
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