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Wood Duck male - New Jersey

November 12, 2017 - Adult male Wood Duck, standing on grassy edge of a lake, showing off its beautiful iridescent feather colors: - for mor...
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Brown Pelican - Plotagraph+ Free offer

October 31, 2017 - Animated photograph of a Brown Pelican flying low above the breaking wave in Monterey Bay, California: - Click play:) -...
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Short-eared Owl - Black Dirt Region, New York

October 29, 2017 - Wintering Short-eared Owls hunting over the farm fields in Orange County, New York: - for more detailed view and EXIF...
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Ruddy Turnstone - Cape May, New Jersey

October 20, 2017 - Curious Ruddy Turnstone stopping foraging along the Jersey Shore to take a closer look at the human (me) lying in the wa...
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Young Peregrine Falcon - State Line Lookout, NJ

October 05, 2017 - A look from above on a juvenile Peregrine Falcon flying by a hawk watch at the State Line Lookout, Palisades Interstate...
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Common Tern with fish - Nickerson Beach, New York

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Juvenile Glossy Ibis - New Jersey

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Adult Peregrine Falcon landing in slow motion - New Jersey

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Juvenile Piping Plover tapping its foot - New Jersey

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Adult American Avocet feeding - San Francisco, California

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Black Skimmer discarding an eggshell - Nickerson Beach, New York

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Juvenile Least Tern - Nickerson Beach, NY

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Semipalmated Plover feeding - Sandy Hook, NJ

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Immature Black-crowned Night Herons - Ocean City, NJ

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Black Skimmer flying low - Nickerson Beach, New York

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Red Fox kits - New Jersey

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Piping Plover chick - Nickerson Beach, NY

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Osprey landing on the nest - New York

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American Oystercatcher feeding its chick - Nickerson Beach, Long Island

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Red Knot in breeding plumage - New Jersey

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Soaked Barred Owlet - New Jersey

May 25, 2017 - Soaked Barred Owlet drying off on a branch right after leaving the nest: I've recorded this video in Northern New Jer...
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Black-and-white Warbler - Garret Mountain, New Jersey

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Great Horned Owl in the nest - New Jersey

May 14, 2017 - Happy Mother's Day! Adult female Great Horned Owl with chick in the nest, New Jersey: - for more detailed view and E...
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Black Skimmer bathing - Nickerson Beach, NY

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Red-tailed Hawk nest - New Jersey

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Common Eider drake - Barnegat Light, NJ

April 21, 2017 - Adult male Common Eider swimming in cold waters of Atlantic Ocean at the Barnegat Light State Park, New Jersey: - for...
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Great Horned Owlets in the nest - New Jersey

April 11, 2017 - Another look at the local Great Horned Owl nest showing the daily routine of the owlets: yawning, wing stretching, preen...
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Marbled Godwit feeding - San Diego, California

March 30, 2017 - Marbled Godwit feeding on a receding tide at the Coronado Beach in San Diego, California: - for more detailed view an...
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Great Horned Owl nest - New Jersey

March 27, 2017 - Just another day at the Great Horned Owl nest: - make sure to watch it in HD 1080 resolution here or on YouTube - In...
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Peregrine Falcons mating - State Line Lookout, New Jersey

March 21, 2017 - During mating, tiercel curls its sharp talons away from female's body to not to hurt her. As he doesn't have anything to...
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Young Peregrine Falcon - New Jersey

March 14, 2017 - Close-up of a young Peregrine Falcon flying by and showing its juvenile plumage and tail feathers: - for more detailed...
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Short-billed Dowitcher - Jamaica Bay, NYC

March 08, 2017 - Short-billed Dowitcher at the moment of lifting off after the bath in a shallow water, at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refug...
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Marbled Godwit - San Diego, California

February 28, 2017 - The hardest part in bird photography is to convince your subject that you are not a threat. While on the beach, it is qu...
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Snowy Owl - New Jersey

February 23, 2017 - Short clip of a Snowy Owl peacefully resting on a beach, here in New Jersey: - make sure to watch it in HD 1080 resol...
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Short-eared Owl flying by - Black Dirt Region, NY

February 22, 2017 - Short-eared Owl on a hunt flying over an overgrown field in search of prey - for more detailed view and EXIF data, pl...
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Singing adult male Indigo Bunting - New Jersey

February 17, 2017 - Thinking of songbird spring migration as of late:) Here is a short clip of a beautiful adult male Indigo Bunting singin...
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Short-eared Owl on a hunt - New York

February 12, 2017 - Approaching Short-eared Owl locked on target: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - I...
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Molting Peregrine Falcon - Palisades Interstate Park, New Jersey

February 09, 2017 - Juvenile female Peregrine Falcon during a transition period to adult plumage, photographed at the State Line Lookout, Pa...
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Short-eared Owls in-flight - slow motion video

January 16, 2017 - I just finished processing another slow motion video showing majestic flights and maneuvers of the Short-eared Owls flyi...
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Soaked Barred Owlet - New Jersey

January 09, 2017 - Soaked Barred Owl fledgling hiding between leaves: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image -...
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American Oystercatcher chick - Nickerson Beach, NY

January 02, 2017 - Happy New Year Everyone! Here is a photo of a 2 days old American Oystercatcher chick photographed this past Summer at...
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Short-eared Owl midair fight - Black Dirt Region, New York

December 29, 2016 - Here are my latest, short, slow motion videos of the Short-eared Owls that I've been lucky to photograph in the recent w...
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Young Peregrine Falcon in-flight - NJ

December 27, 2016 - Juvenile Peregrine Falcon flying above the hawk watch at the State Line Lookout, off the Palisades Interstate Parkway, i...
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Hunting Short-eared Owl - Black Dirt Region, NY

December 24, 2016 - Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!! Here is a little farm angel for you:) - for more detailed view and EXIF data,...
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Female Hooded Merganser - New Jersey

December 22, 2016 - Female Hooded Merganser swimming by at the local lake in Bergen County, New Jersey: - for more detailed view and EXIF...
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Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - NJ Palisades

December 17, 2016 - Young female Peregrine Falcon during her transition period from juvenile to adult plumage: - for more detailed view a...
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Short-eared Owl - Black Dirt region, New York

December 12, 2016 - Short-eared Owl flying low above the farm field in a search of a prey: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please c...
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Lesser Yellowlegs at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, NY

December 07, 2016 - Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes) walking along mudflats at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Gateway National Recreation A...
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Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - NJ Palisades

December 01, 2016 - Look from above on a fledgling Peregrine Falcon flying low above the Hudson River at Palisades Interstate Park, New Jers...
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Peregrine Falcon - State Line Lookout, New Jersey

November 22, 2016 - Adult Peregrine Falcon flying by: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - I photograph...
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Black Skimmer flapping wings - Nickerson Beach, New York

October 24, 2016 - Bathing adult Black Skimmer flapping its wings at the Nickerson Beach, Nassau County, New York: - for more detailed v...
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Glossy Ibis - Jamaica Bay, New York City

October 05, 2016 - Glossy Ibis feeding in a shallow water of the East Pond at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Gateway National Recreation...
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Thirsty American Oystercatcher - Nickerson Beach, New York

September 29, 2016 - Adult American Oystercatcher standing at the edge of an Atlantic Ocean and taking a sip of water on a hot summer day at...
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Short-billed Dowitcher preening - Jamaica Bay, NYC

September 26, 2016 - Slow-motion video of a Short-billed Dowitcher preening / cleaning its feathers at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Gatew...
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Black-bellied Plover - Jamaica Bay, NWR

September 19, 2016 - Molting Black-bellied Plover stretching its wings and exposing the unmistakable field mark, black armpit: - for more de...
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Adult Least Tern taking a bath - Nickerson Beach, New York

September 12, 2016 - Adult Least Tern taking a quick bath in a shallow water at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York: - for more det...
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Peregrine Falcon in-flight - New Jersey

September 05, 2016 - Adult Peregrine Falcon flying by: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - I photograph...
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Running Sanderling - Nickerson Beach, New York

August 29, 2016 - Often you see Sanderlings running back and forth on the beach, picking or probing for tiny prey in the wet sand left by...
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Mating ritual of American Avocets - California

August 27, 2016 - Mating ritual of American Avocets, where female assumes the “solicitation posture” by extending her neck far forward and...
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Juvenile Piping Plover bathing - Nickerson Beach, NY

August 22, 2016 - Juvenile Piping Plover taking a bath in a shallow water at the Nickerson Beach, New York - for more detailed view and...
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Juvenile Short-eared Owl - Montana

August 18, 2016 - Look what Google Maps found for me! It took me through the kind of backroads that usually I wouldn't take on my way back...
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Black-necked Stilt chick - California

August 14, 2016 - Black-necked Stilt chick searching for food: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - I t...
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Prairie Warbler - New Jersey

August 10, 2016 - Adult male Prairie Warbler (Setophaga discolor) perched in a flowering tree - for more detailed view and EXIF data, p...
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American Avocet landing - San Francisco Bay Area, CA

August 06, 2016 - Adult female American Avocet coming in for a landing at San Francisco Bay Area, CA - for more detailed view and EXIF da...
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Grizzly Bear crossing a road - Montana

August 02, 2016 - Grizzly Bear crossing a road in Many Glacier area of the Glacier National Park, Montana: - for more detailed view and E...
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Red-tailed Hawk's nest - week 5

July 09, 2016 - Here is a final video from the Red-tailed Hawk nest I was able to document: At the time of this recording, young Red-...
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Barred Owlet

June 05, 2016 - Soaked Barred Owl (Strix varia) fledgling drying off its feathers after a rainstorm: - for more detailed view and EXI...
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Black-necked Stilt calling - Bay Area, CA

May 31, 2016 - Vocalizing adult female Black-necked Stilt at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge: - for more deta...
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Bald Eagle's Nest

May 16, 2016 - Adult Bald Eagle sitting in the nest with a young eaglet: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the...
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Wood Duck drake - New Jersey

April 23, 2016 - Adult male Wood Duck peacefully resting on a grass showing its beautiful iridescent feathers on his head: - for more...
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Red-tailed Hawk's nest - week 4

April 19, 2016 - At the time of this recording, young Red-tailed Hawks were about 4-5 weeks old. First half of the video shows an adult b...
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Sandwich Tern, Fort De Soto, Florida

April 11, 2016 - Adult Sandwich Tern, in breeding plumage, taking a bath in a shallow water at For De Soto Park, Florida: - for more d...
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Reddish Egret - Fort De Soto, Florida

April 07, 2016 - Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) hunting for fish in a shallow water at Fort De Soto Park, St. Petersburg, Florida -...
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Red-tailed Hawk's nest - week 3

April 02, 2016 - I just finished processing another video from my Red-tailed Hawk nest series. This one was taken during my third visit t...
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Bufflehead running on water - New Jersey

March 28, 2016 - Adult male Bufflehead preparing to fly by running on water and rapidly flapping its wings: - for more detailed view a...
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Red-tailed Hawk's nest - week 2

March 20, 2016 - Here is a video from my second visit to the Red-tailed Hawk nest: The beginning shows an adult feeding a just caught...
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Red-tailed Hawk's nest - week 1

March 02, 2016 - Adult Red-tailed Hawk, with two chicks in the nest, in Northern New Jersey: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, p...
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Short-eared Owl - Wallkill River NWR, NJ

February 28, 2016 - Short-eared Owl, with its ear-tufts raised up, looking straight into the camera with its big, yellow eyes: - for more d...
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Marbled Godwit - Fort De Soto, Florida

February 22, 2016 - Vocalizing Marbled Godwit at Fort De Soto Park, Pinellas County, Florida: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, ple...
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Fledgling Peregrine Falcon - New Jersey

February 14, 2016 - Fledgling Peregrine Falcon spreading its wings while standing on the edge of a cliff in Northern New Jersey: - for more...
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American Oystercatcher - Nickerson Beach, New York

February 09, 2016 - American Oystercatcher probing a surf clam at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York: - for more detailed view an...
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Drake Barrow's Goldeneye - San Francisco, California

February 03, 2016 - Only with couple of hours to shoot, before continuing with my travels along the California's coast, I was lucky enough t...
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Willet in winter plumage - Fort De Soto, Florida

January 22, 2016 - Willet spreading its wings and jumping, to shake the water off, after taking a bath: - for more detailed view please...
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Adult Peregrine Falcon - New Jersey

January 17, 2016 - Looking down on an adult Peregrine Falcon with a remainder, of a just eaten, meal on its beak: - for more detailed view...
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Short-billed Dowitcher - Fort De Soto, FL

January 13, 2016 - Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus) in nonbreeding plumage, standing in a shallow water at the Fort De Soto Cou...
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Marbled Godwit - San Diego, CA

December 22, 2015 - Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa) walking along the beach in San Diego, California: - for more detailed view and EXIF dat...
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Black Phoebe - San Diego, CA

December 17, 2015 - Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans) perched on top of a seaweed along the Coronado Beach in San Diego, California: - fo...
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Bathing Least Sandpiper - Jamaica Bay, NY

December 11, 2015 - Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) taking a quick bath in the shallow water of the East Pond at the Jamaica Bay NWR, G...
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American Golden-Plover - New Jersey

November 24, 2015 - Juvenile American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica) photographed on the beach at the Sandy Hook Gateway National Recrea...
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Snowy Owl - Cape May, NJ

November 12, 2015 - Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) standing on the beach in Cape May, New Jersey: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, pl...
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Broad-tailed Hummingbird - Colorado

November 08, 2015 - Adult male Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus) photographed this past June at Rocky Mountain National Par...
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Fledgling Peregrine Falcon - New Jersey

November 02, 2015 - Young Peregrine Falcon flapping its wings, Palisades Interstate Park, Bergen County, New Jersey: - for more detailed...
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Adult Prairie Warbler - Bergen County, New Jersey

October 28, 2015 - Adult Prairie Warbler in breeding plumage: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - If...
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Young American Oystercatcher being fed - New York

October 25, 2015 - Adult American Oystercatcher feeding its young at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York: - for more detailed vie...
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Juvenile Cooper's Hawk - New Jersey

October 20, 2015 - Front view on a streaked breast feathers of a juvenile Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) perched a top of a dead tree i...
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Peregrine Falcon - New Jersey

October 15, 2015 - Who knew that birds have sense of humor?;) Adult Peregrine Falcon sticking out its tongue: - for more detailed view...
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Yellow-shafted Northern Flicker - Bergen County, NJ

October 12, 2015 - Yellow-shafted (Eastern morph) Northern Flicker foraging on the ground at the State Line Lookout, New Jersey: - for m...
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Juvenile Piping Plover - New Jersey

October 08, 2015 - Juvenile Piping Plover walking along the beach in Cape May, New Jersey: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, pleas...
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Greater Yellowlegs - Jamaica Bay, NY

October 06, 2015 - Greater Yellowlegs standing in a shallow water of the East Pond at the Jamaica Bay Gateway National Recreation Area, New...
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Black Skimmer chick with fish - NY

October 04, 2015 - Black Skimmer chick holding a fish in its beak at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York: - for more detailed vie...
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Short-billed Dowitcher - Jamaica Bay, NY

September 24, 2015 - Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseu) walking in a shallow water of the East Pond at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refu...
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Ruddy Turnstone - Cape May, NJ

September 19, 2015 - Molting adult Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) uncertainly walking towards the camera on the beach at Cape May Point...
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Black Skimmer with a fish - Nickerson Beach, NY

September 09, 2015 - Adult Black Skimmer walking on the beach with a fish in its beak: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please clic...
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Turning Peregrine Falcon - New Jersey

September 04, 2015 - Dorsal view of an adult Peregrine Falcon: - for more detailed view please click on the image -
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Vocalizing Pectoral Sandpiper - Jamaica Bay, NY

September 01, 2015 - Ahh... nothing beats a day spent on a belly, with a chin in the mud, and photographing shorebirds at the Jamaica Bay Wil...
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Common Tern - Long Island, New York

August 27, 2015 - Adult Common Tern flying above the colony at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York: - for more detailed view and...
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Black Skimmer family - Nickerson Beach, NY

August 24, 2015 - Black Skimmer family at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York: and here is a close-up of the same photograph sho...
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Peregrine Falcon with prey - New Jersey

August 21, 2015 - Adult Peregrine Falcon flying by with just caught prey in its talons: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please...
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Indigo Bunting - New Jersey

August 20, 2015 - Adult male Indigo Bunting: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - "Male Indigo Buntings...
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Black Skimmers - Nickerson Beach, NY

August 17, 2015 - Late Summer months are always fun to photograph on the beaches of New York and New Jersey. Not only you can witness the...
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Bathing Plover - New Jersey

August 14, 2015 - Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus) taking a quick bath, in a shallow water created by receding tide of the oc...
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Young Peregrine - New Jersey

August 12, 2015 - Young Peregrine Falcon standing on the edge of the cliff in Northern New Jersey. This photograph was taken about 2 weeks...
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Molting Ruddy Turnstone - New Jersey

August 10, 2015 - This past weekend, I was lucky to witness thousands of shorebirds migrating south to their wintering grounds. Among many...
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Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - Bergen County, NJ

August 06, 2015 - Juvenile Peregrine Falcon in-flight, Bergen County, New Jersey: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click...
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Juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron - New Jersey

August 05, 2015 - Juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - Interestin...
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American Oystercatcher chick - Nickerson Beach, Long Island

August 04, 2015 - American Oystercatcher chick hiding in the sand at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York: - for more detailed vi...
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Adult Peregrine Falcon in-flight - New Jersey

July 30, 2015 - Top view on an adult Peregrine Falcon flying over the Hudson River in the Palisades Interstate Park, Bergen County, New...
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Immature American Oystercatcher - Nickerson Beach, New York

July 22, 2015 - American Oystercatcher chick at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, p...
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Black-tailed Prairie Dog - Boulder, Colorado

July 21, 2015 - Black-tailed Prairie Dog eating stem of grass while standing in the field in Boulder, Colorado: - for more detailed v...
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Fledgling Peregrine Falcon in flight - Northern New Jersey

July 18, 2015 - Fledgling Peregrine Falcon flying by at the Palisades Cliffs in Bergen County, New Jersey: - for more detailed view a...
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Black-throated Sparrow - Colorado National Monument

July 14, 2015 - Even though, birding wasn't my objective for my recent trip to Colorado state, I was fortunate to squeeze in few hours o...
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Willet in breeding plumage - Cape May, NJ

July 12, 2015 - Adult Willet in breeding colors photographed in Cape May, New Jersey: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please...
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White-eyed Vireo - New Jersey

May 27, 2015 - White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus) photographed in Cape May, New Jersey during last year's spring migration: - for more...
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Northern Shoveler drake - New Jersey

May 19, 2015 - Close-up of a drake Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) showing its bill and lamellae: - for more detailed view and EXI...
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Semipalmated Plover bathing - Jamaica Bay NWR, New York

May 04, 2015 - Semipalmated Plover taking a bath in a shallow water at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Gateway National Recreation Are...
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Female Northern Harrier straight on - New York

May 01, 2015 - Adult female Northern Harrier flying straight on at the Liberty Marsh Liberty Loop NWR, Oil City Road, New Jersey / New...
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Bufflehead drake - Bergen County, NJ

April 27, 2015 - Close-up of a cute adult male Bufflehead swimming on the Oradell Reservoir, Bergen County, New Jersey: - for high-res...
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Yellow-crowned Night Heron - New Jersey

April 23, 2015 - Yellow-crowned Night Heron standing in the middle of the gravel road in a quick draw challenge pose:) - for more de...
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American Avocet in breeding plumage - San Francisco Bay Area, California

April 21, 2015 - Adult male American Avocet in the breeding plumage standing in the shallow water with an open beak, San Francisco Bay Ar...
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Drake Common Merganser - Bergen County, NJ

April 15, 2015 - Curious adult male Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) swimming on the Passaic River, Bergen County, New Jersey: - fo...
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Short-billed Dowitcher - Jamaica Bay NWR, NYC

April 10, 2015 - Short-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus griseus - feeding in a shallow water at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Gateway Na...
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Male Anna's Hummingbird - San Francisco, California

April 08, 2015 - Adult male Anna's Hummingbird displaying its iridescent emerald feathers and sparkling rose-pink throat in San Francisco...
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Peregrine Falcon - State Line Lookout, NJ

April 05, 2015 - Dorsal view on an adult Peregrine Falcon flying by, with its beak opened, at the State Line Lookout, Palisades Interstat...
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Ring-necked Duck - San Francisco Bay Area, California

April 03, 2015 - Adult male Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collars) swimming on a lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California: - for...
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Female Canvasback - Cambridge, Maryland

March 31, 2015 - Female adult Canvasback swimming straight on: - for high-resolution photograph, please click on the image - I phot...
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Northern Harrier - Liberty Marsh NWR, New Jersey / New York

March 30, 2015 - Northern Harrier flying low over the marsh at the Liberty Marsh National Wildlife Refuge New Jersey / New York boundary:...
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Anna's Hummingbird - California

March 27, 2015 - Here is my first ever hummingbird that I had a chance to photograph. On my very short trip to the San Francisco Bay Area...
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Immature Bald Eagle - Conowingo Dam

March 23, 2015 - Immature Bald Eagle flying overhead at the Conowingo Dam, Maryland: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please cl...
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Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - Bergen County, NJ

March 17, 2015 - Juvenile Peregrine Falcon perched on a branch with its wings widespread: - for high-resolution photograph, please cli...
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American Avocet - San Francisco Bay Area, California

March 16, 2015 - Male American Avocet, in a breeding plumage, wading in a deep water: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please c...
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Wilson's Snipe - Meadowlands, NJ

March 14, 2015 - Wilson's Snipe standing in a shallow water at the DeKorte Park, Meadowlands, New Jersey: - for more detailed view and...
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American Wigeon - Cambridge, Maryland

March 11, 2015 - Close-up of a male American Wigeon in a calling pose: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the ima...
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Great Horned Owl fledgling - New Jersey

March 05, 2015 - Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) fledgling on its first day out of the nest: - for high-resoulution photograph, pl...
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Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - NJ Palisades

March 02, 2015 - Juvenile Peregrine Falcon flying straight at the camera: - for high-resoulution photograph, please click on the image...
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Blue-winged Warbler - New York

February 25, 2015 - Perched adult male Blue- winged Warbler showing its side colors/plumage: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, plea...
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Juvenile American Oystercatcher - Nickerson Beach, New York

February 23, 2015 - Juvenile American Oystercatcher walking in the shallow ocean water at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York: - f...
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Sub-adult Bald Eagle - Conowingo Dam

February 15, 2015 - Sub-adult Bald Eagle flying in for a close-up at the Conowingo Dam, Maryland: for more detailed view and EXIF data, p...
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Juvenile Common Tern - Long Island, New York

February 11, 2015 - Immature Common Tern waiting for a food to be brought in by its parents at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York:...
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Blue-headed Vireo - Sandy Hook GNRA

February 08, 2015 - Blue-headed Vireo photographed at the Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Highlands, New Jersey during spring m...
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Northern Harrier - Shawangunk Grasslands NWR, New York

February 05, 2015 - Close-up of an adult female Northern Harrier flying by at the Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge in Ulster C...
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Female Lesser Scaup - New Jersey

February 01, 2015 - Close-up of a hen Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) swimming by: - for high-resolution photograph, please click on the im...
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American Wigeon - New Jersey

January 30, 2015 - Drake American Wigeon swimming by at the close distance and showing its iridescent green facial stripe: - for more de...
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Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - New York Palisades

January 26, 2015 - Vocalizing juvenile Peregrine Falcon perched on the edge of a cliff along the Hudson River in New York State: - for m...
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Prairie Warbler - Bergen County, NJ

January 20, 2015 - Prairie Warbler, Setophaga discolor, holding a green worm in its beak: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, pl...
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Boat-tailed Grackle - Cape May, NJ

January 18, 2015 - Female Boat-tailed Grackle, Quiscalus major, walking along the beach at the Cape May Point State Park, New Jersey: fo...
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Drake Canvasback - New Jersey

January 15, 2015 - Drake Canvasback swimming towards my camera in Southern New Jersey: - for more detailed view, please click on the ima...
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Peregrine Falcon - Bergen County, NJ

January 13, 2015 - Looking down on a vocalizing adult Peregrine Falcon: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the imag...
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Adult Bald Eagle - Maryland

January 08, 2015 - Adult Bald Eagle in an early stage of dive for a fish in Susquehanna River at the Conowingo Dam, Maryland: - for more...
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Blue-winged Warbler - New York

January 04, 2015 - With this cloudy and rainy holiday break here in New Jersey, I'm back to processing my photographs from summer months...
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Adult Peregrine Falcon - New Jersey

December 29, 2014 - Adult Peregrine Falcon coming in for a straight-on landing: - for high-resolution photograph, please click on the ima...
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American Redstart - Garret Mountain, NJ

December 23, 2014 - "A lively warbler that hops among tree branches in search of insects, the male American Redstart is coal-black with vivi...
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Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Southern NJ

December 16, 2014 - Yellow-crowned Night Heron perched atop of a tree in Southern New Jersey: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, ple...
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Solitary Sandpiper - Sandy Hook, New Jersey

December 10, 2014 - Solitary Sandpiper walking on a log at the Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area, Highlands, Monmouth County, New...
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Mating Peregrine Falcons - New Jersey

December 02, 2014 - I often say that bird photography is all about patience, persistence and luck. This image, of a mating Peregrine Falcon...
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Juvenile Peregrine Falcon in-flight, New Jersey

November 26, 2014 - Juvenile Peregrine Falcon flying by at the Palisades Cliffs in Bergen County, New Jersey: - for more detailed view pl...
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Black Skimmer chick - Nickerson Beach, New York

November 23, 2014 - Heat of the mid-summer got me pretty good at this point. I've decided to call it a day. It was a good day of photographi...
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Adult Semipalmated Plover - Cape May, NJ

November 19, 2014 - Adult Semipalmated Plover showing its underwings while stretching its wings on the beach in Cape May, New Jersey: - f...
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Cedar Waxwing - New Jersey

November 14, 2014 - Cedar Waxwing perched on a branch, in a "over the shoulder" pose, showing its back feathers and tail colors: - for mo...
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Calling juvenile falcon - NNJ

November 11, 2014 - Dorsal view of a calling juvenile Peregrine Falcon flying low at the Palisades Interstate Park in Northern New Jersey:...
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Peregrine Falcon in the branches - Northern New Jersey

November 07, 2014 - It doesn't happen to often to see falcons of the Palisades Interstate Park, in Northern New Jersey, pick an interesting...
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Adult Peregrine Falcon with prey - Northern New Jersey

November 04, 2014 - Adult Peregrine Falcon returning to the perch with just caught pigeon in its talons: - for more detailed view, please...
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Singing Golden-winged Warbler - New York

October 30, 2014 - After seeing my first Golden-winged Warbler this past Summer in New York state, I was amazed how beautiful these birds a...
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There goes a pellet - Short-eared Owl, NJ

October 27, 2014 - While walking the trails at the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge last Winter, I noticed numerous "mystery" holes...
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Willet at Cape May Point State Park, NJ

October 24, 2014 - Willet at the edge of the of the Bunker Pond in Cape May Point State Park, New Jersey: - for more detailed view and E...
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Peregrine Falcon - Palisades, New Jersey

October 20, 2014 - Close look at the local adult female Peregrine Falcon flying at the eye level at the State Line Lookout, Palisades Inter...
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Prairie Warbler - Garret Mountain, NJ

October 17, 2014 - Prairie Warbler perched on the blossoming tree during spring migration at the Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Pa...
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Adult Barn Owl - Northern New Jersey

October 15, 2014 - Adult Barn Owl resting on the ground and searching for prey: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on...
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Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - New jersey

October 10, 2014 - Fledgling Peregrine Falcon perched on the edge of the Palisades Cliffs in Bergen County, New Jersey: - for more detai...
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Juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron in-flight - Southern New Jersey

October 07, 2014 - Juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron showing its underwing feathers while flying by at the rookery in Southern New Jersey:...
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Peregrine Falcon looking straight up - NJ

October 02, 2014 - This year, I had an excellent opportunity to observe multiple families of birds of prey here in Northern New Jersey. All...
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Adult Short-eared Owl - Wallkill River NWR

September 18, 2014 - Adult Short-eared Owl sitting low on the ground and looking into the camera with its big, yellow eyes: - for more det...
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Juvenile Peregrine Falcon - New York Palisades

September 12, 2014 - i photographed this juvenile male Peregrine Falcon in the New York's part of Palisades this past spring: - for more d...
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Yellow-crowned Night Heron - Ocean City, New Jersey

September 09, 2014 - Just as temporary break from the falcon photographs, here is a n adult Yellow-crowned Night Heron, standing on one leg a...
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Perched Peregrine Falcon - Palisades Cliffs, NJ

September 05, 2014 - Adult male Peregrine Falcon perched between the branches at the Palisades Cliffs, Northern New Jersey: - for more det...
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Flyby - Peregrine Falcon

September 02, 2014 - Adult Peregrine Falcon flying by at the State Line Lookout in the Palisades Interstate Park, Bergen County, New Jersey:...
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Osprey in the nest - New Jersey

August 14, 2014 - Adult Osprey, a.k.a. Fish Hawk, sitting at the nest with two chicks: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please c...
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Short-eared Owl - Wallkill River NWR, NY

August 07, 2014 - Short-eared Owl photographed at the Walkill River National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey / New York boundary: - for more...
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Female Northern Harrier hunting - Meadowlands, NJ

August 03, 2014 - I took this photograph of a hunting female Northern Harrier at the Dekorte Park, Lyndhurst, NJ: - for more detailed v...
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Morning bath in the ocean - Point Lookout, NY

July 30, 2014 - Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York is famous for seeing up close nesting shorebirds. First to arrive are American Oy...
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Blue-winged Warbler, Sterling Forest, New York

July 24, 2014 - Singing Blue-winged Warbler photographed in Sterling Forest, Orange County, New York: - for more detailed view and EX...
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Least Bittern - Garret Mountain, NJ

July 18, 2014 - This past Spring, I had a great opportunity to photograph one of the smallest herons, Least Bittern. Even though they ar...
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Red-necked Grebe - Algonquin Park, New York

July 02, 2014 - Last year, I had a chance to photograph a Red-necked Grebe in its basic colors in Kearny, NJ: - for more detailed view...
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American Redstart - Garret Mountain, New Jersey

June 24, 2014 - American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla) photographed at the Garret Mountain Reservation, Woodland Park, Passaic County,...
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American Oystercatcher chick - Nickerson Beach, New York

June 15, 2014 - Here is another photograph of the American Oystercatcher chick taken at the Nickerson Beach a.k.a Lido Beach, on Long Is...
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American Oystercatcher chick - Nickerson Beach, NY

June 10, 2014 - Even though this was probably an early flight attempt or just a form of stretching wings, for this 2 weeks old American...
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Willet Calling - Cape May, NJ

June 04, 2014 - I photographed this Willet (Tringa semipalmata) calling and rising its wings on the beach in Cape May, New Jersey: - fo...
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Red Fox kits - Great Swamp NWR, NJ

May 26, 2014 - Once again, Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in New Vernon, Morris County, New Jersey hosts a family of Red Foxes. T...
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White-eyed Vireo - Cape May, New Jersey

May 21, 2014 - White-eyed Vireo (Vireo griseus) photographed in Cape May, New Jersey during this year's spring migration: - for more d...
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Short-eared Owl - Wallkill River NWR

May 16, 2014 - It took me 30 minutes of veeery slow crawl, in 10+ inch deep snow, to approach this Short-eared Owl when over sudden Rou...
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American Avocet - Forsythe NWR, New Jersey

May 12, 2014 - One of those midday surprises at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Ocenville, New Jersey during the spring...
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Hooded Warbler - Garret Mountain, NJ - Spring Migration

May 05, 2014 - Finally got a chance to photograph this beautiful bird, Hooded Warbler, at the Garret Mountain Reservation, Woodland Par...
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Kissing an Owlet - New Jersey

April 21, 2014 - Adult Female Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) giving a kiss to an owlet: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, p...
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Yawning Snowy Owl - Cape May, NJ

April 16, 2014 - Yawning Snowy Owl photographed on the beach in Cape May County, New Jersey: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, p...
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First signs of Spring - Meadowlands, NJ

April 14, 2014 - Even with cold and rainy days, sight of a Killdeer at the DeKorte Park, Meadowlands, New Jersey means one thing: Spring...
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Purple Sandpiper at Barnegat Light, New Jersey

April 09, 2014 - Close-up of a Purple Sandpiper taken at the Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, New Jersey. While I was photographing waterf...
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Barn Owl in-flight - New Jersey

April 08, 2014 - Even though Barn Owls are one of the most widespread of all birds, they aren't seen by many, especially during the dayli...
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Short-eared Owl - New Jersey

April 02, 2014 - Short-eared Owl flying by: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - Photographed at Wallk...
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Hooded Merganser - Passaic River, NJ

March 31, 2014 - With this rainy weather, past couple of days, I had a chance to catch up on some editing... I went back to some photogr...
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Short-eared Owl perched on the snow - Wallkill River NWR, NJ//NY

February 25, 2014 - Here is my latest edit of a Short-eared Owl resting on the snow. I took this photograph at the Liberty Marsh, part of th...
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Rough-legged Hawk, Meadowlands, New Jersey

February 18, 2014 - Winter birdwatching and bird photography in Northeastern New Jersey, can be very productive at the Richard W. DeKorte Pa...
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American Kestrel with prey - Meadowlands, New Jersey

February 10, 2014 - I photographed this female American Kestrel, with a just caught field mouse, at Richard W. DeKorte Park, Lyndhurst, New...
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Semipalmated Plover taking off- Sandy Hook, New Jersey

February 03, 2014 - Here is my latest edit, Semipalmated Plover taking off, photographed last summer on the beach at the Sandy Hook Gateway...
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American Bald Eagle soaring - Conowingo Dam, MD

January 27, 2014 - American Bald Eagle soaring, with its wings widespread, over the Susquehanna River, Conowingo Dam, Maryland: Photograph...
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Enthusiastic Juvenile - Bergen County, New Jersey

January 20, 2014 - This is how juvenile Peregrine Falcon reacts to the sight of the parent bringing in the food: I couldn't decide which...
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The Stare Down with an Osprey- Forsythe NWR, New Jersey

January 13, 2014 - Isn't that the best feeling? Finding money in a jacket you haven't worn for months! That's exactly how I felt yesterday...
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Female Northern Harrier in-flight at Forsythe NWR

January 08, 2014 - Here is o ne of my favorite photographs (to date) of the Norther Harrier, taken at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife R...
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Northern Harrier, Forsythe NWR, New Jersey

December 31, 2013 - I would like to end this year with a photograph of a Northern Harrier. It became one of my favorite birds pretty quickly...
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Snowy Owl - Southern New Jersey

December 24, 2013 - After weeks of hesitation, I finally gave up, and decided to photograph NJ's Snowy Owls (Bubo scandiacus). As you probab...
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Merlin in-flight, Palisades Cliff, New Jersey

December 09, 2013 - One of the two Merlins (Falco columbarius), that can be seen very often hunting and harassing Blue Jays at the State Lin...
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American Robin, Overpeck County Park, New Jersey

December 02, 2013 - It was fun watching and photographing this American Robin (Turdus migrators) snacking on hawthorn berries at Overpeck Co...
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Palm Warbler - Troy Meadows Wetlands, New Jersey

November 25, 2013 - Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum) photographed in Troy Meadows Wetlands, Morris County, New Jersey: Photograph taken w...
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Bald Eagles fighting for food, Conowingo Dam, Maryland

November 18, 2013 - Today, I'm posting photographs taken recently at the Conowingo Dam, MD, during one of the most exciting days of my Bald...
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Adult Bald Eagle with a fresh caught fish - Conowingo, Maryland

November 11, 2013 - Last Saturday was one of my best days at the Conowingo Dam, Maryland photographing Bald Eagles. Get ready for a lot of p...
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Juvenile Bald Eagle in-flight, Conowingo Dam, MD

November 04, 2013 - Juvenile Bald Eagle in flight with an European Starlings in the background, photographed at the Conowingo Dam, Maryland:...
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Golden-crowned Kinglet showing its yellow crown - Liberty Marsh NWR

October 29, 2013 - As I thought I would miss Fall migration this year, last weekend I had an excellent opportunity to photograph this adult...
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Black-bellied Plover pulling worm out from the ground - part I

October 15, 2013 - Following series of photographs, of a Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola), was taken at Sandy Hook Gateway Natio...
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American Kestrel landing, Sandy Hook, New Jersey

October 09, 2013 - For "Wings on Wednesday" theme, photo of a landing American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) photographed at Sandy Hook Gatewa...
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American Oystercatcher shaking clam out of the shell - Sandy Hook, NJ

September 24, 2013 - Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area in Highlands, Monmouth County, New Jersey provides excellent opportunities o...
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Juvenile American Golden Plover - Sandy Hook, New Jersey

September 16, 2013 - I photographed this juvenile American Golden-Plover (Pluvialis dominica) at Sandy Hook National Gateway, Highlands, Monm...
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Semipalmated Plover with worm - Sandy Hook, New Jersey

September 03, 2013 - One of many shorebirds migrating along New Jersey coast, is a Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus). It is a sma...
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Peregrine Falcon, Palisades Cliffs - Wordless Wednesday

July 03, 2013 - Peregrine Falcon photographed at State Line Lookout, Palisades Interstate Park, New Jersey: Photograph taken with a C...
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Peregrine Falcon from above

June 12, 2013 - Peregrine Falcon perched and looking up photographed at Palisades Interstate Park, State Line Lookout, Alpine, New Jerse...
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Peregrine Falcon in-flight, State Line Lookout, Alpine, New Jersey

May 19, 2013 - Once in a while, I'm happy with a rainy weekend because I can (slightly) catch up on the backlog of unedited photographs...
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Peregrine Falcon, Hudson River, New Jersey - Wings on Wednesday

April 17, 2013 - For this week's Wings on Wednesday two recent photographs of the local Peregrine Falcon flying over the Hudson River....
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Canon does it again! New EF 200-400mm f/4L IS, 500mm f/4 IS II and 600mm IS II lens announcement!

February 07, 2011 - Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS - 1.4x extender built-in Finally, a long awaited by many Canon photographers, announceme...
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