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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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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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Great Horned Owlets in the nest

November 26, 2016 - Two Great Horned Owlets waiting in the nest for a parent to bring a meal: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, pleas...
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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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Northern Saw-whet Owl - Meadowlands, New Jersey

November 16, 2016 - Northern Saw-whet Owl hiding in a spruce tree: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the image - D...
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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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Black Skimmer skimming - Nickerson Beach, New York

September 01, 2016 - The strange, uneven bill of the Black Skimmer has a purpose: the bird flies low, with the long lower mandible plowing th...
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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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Nickerson Beach, Long Island, NY - Location Guide to photographing nesting shorebirds

July 17, 2016 - Full disclosure: This post contains references to products from Amazon.com. I may receive compensation when you click on...
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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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Drake Bufflehead flying by - New Jersey

January 28, 2016 - Adult male Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) flying low above the water at the Oradell Reservoir, Bergen County, New Jersey...
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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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George Washington Bridge lit up in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 18, 2016 - George Washington Bridge lit up for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as seen from the New Jersey side of the Hudson River, Pa...
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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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Peregrine Falcon - New Jersey

September 29, 2015 - Adult Peregrine Falcon flying low at the Palisades in Northern New Jersey: - for more detailed view, please click on...
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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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Common Collared Lizard - Colorado

July 27, 2015 - Common Collared Lizard (Crotaphytus Collaris) basking on the rock at the Colorado National Monument, Colorado: - for...
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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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Camping under the Milky Way - Canyonlands, Utah

May 13, 2015 - I can't wait to take my trusty REI tent for the first camping trip of the season. So many good memories! Camping under...
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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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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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Close-up of a juvenile Peregrine Falcon, Bergen County, NJ

February 18, 2015 - Close encounter with a juvenile Peregrine Falcon at the Palisades Cliffs in Northern New Jersey: - for high-resolutio...
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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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Soaring Bald Eagle - Maryland

December 04, 2014 - Subadult Bald Eagle soaring over the Susquehanna River at the Conowingo Dam, Havre de Grace, Maryland: - for more det...
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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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Laysan Albatross - Kilauea Point NWR, Hawaii

August 24, 2014 - Close-up of a Laysan Albatross in-flight at the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kauai, Hawaii: - for more det...
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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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Great Frigatebird - Kilauea Point NWR, Hawaii

July 10, 2014 - Great Frigatebird in-flight, showing its wingspan, at the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Kauai, Hawaii: - for...
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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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Laysan Albatross - Kauai, Hawaii

May 30, 2014 - Laysan Albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis) photographed at the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, near Kilauea Ligh...
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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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Great Blue Heron - Venice Rookery, Florida

May 09, 2014 - Adult Great Blue Heron with a raised crest overlooking the rookery: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please clic...
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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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Anhinga nest with two chicks - Venice Rookery, Florida

May 02, 2014 - Adult Anhinga sitting in the nest with two chicks asking for food. Photographed at the Venice Rookery, Florida: - for mo...
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Baby Bald Eagle in the nest - Palisades, New Jersey

April 28, 2014 - Once again Palisades Cliffs, over the Hudson River, hosts a family of Bald Eagles. This year, both adults take care of 3...
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Great Egret with a nesting material - Venice Rookery, Florida

April 25, 2014 - Adult Great Egret, in breeding plumage, flying by with a nesting material at the Venice Rookery, Florida: - for more...
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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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Great Blue Heron chicks in the nest - Florida

April 18, 2014 - Great Blue Heron chicks sitting in the nest at Venice Rookery, Florida:
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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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Balancing act at Venice Rookery, Florida

April 11, 2014 - Snowy Egret crossing its legs to hold the balance on the small branch: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please c...
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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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Great Egret with nesting material - Venice Rookery, Florida

April 04, 2014 - Great Egret in breeding plumage, flying by with a nesting material in its beak, photographed at the Venice Rookery, Flor...
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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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Black-crowned Night-Heron - Venice Rookery, Florida

March 28, 2014 - Black-crowned Night-Heron photographed at the Venice Rookery, Florida: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please...
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Immature Little Blue Heron - Venice Rookery, FL

March 21, 2014 - Immature Little Blue Heron photographed at the Venice Rookery, Florida: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, pleas...
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Great Egret landing - Venice Rookery, Florida

March 14, 2014 - Great Egret landing into the chaos, photographed at the Venice Rookery, Florida: quick snapshot of a "chaos" I'm refe...
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Great Blue Heron - Venice Rookery, Florida

March 07, 2014 - Close-up of an adult Great Blue Heron taken at the Venice Rookery, FL: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please...
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American Kestrel - Liberty Marsh, NJ

March 04, 2014 - American Kestrel photographed during the golden hour at Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge New Jersey / New York:...
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Snowy Egret at Venice Rookery, Florida

February 28, 2014 - Snowy Egret photographed at Venice Rookery, Florida: - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please click on the imag...
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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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Anhinga preening - Venice Rookery, Florida

February 21, 2014 - I photographed this preening Anhinga at the Venice Rookery, Florida - for more detailed view and EXIF data, please cl...
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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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Roseate Spoonbill - Venice Rookery, Florida

February 14, 2014 - Yet another photograph from magical Venice Rookery. This place is one of the hot spots for observing and photographing w...
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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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Cormorant with a fish - Venice Rookery, Florida

February 07, 2014 - Double-crested Cormorant with a just caught fish in its beak, photographed at Venice Rookery, Florida:
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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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Close-up of a Snowy Egret - Sanibel, Florida

January 31, 2014 - One of the secrets of wildlife and bird photography is to let the subject to approach you. Fortunately, it is very easy...
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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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Roseate Spoonbill - Merritt Island NWR, Florida

January 24, 2014 - Roseate Spoonbill standing in a shallow water at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida: Photograph cap...
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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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Red-breasted Merganser - "Ding" Darling NWR, Florida

January 17, 2014 - Red-breasted Merganser photographed at J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel, Florida:
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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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Little Blue Heron with a small crab - Ding Darling NWR, Sanibel, FL

January 10, 2014 - For this week's "Florida Friday" theme on my blog, I'm posting a photograph of a Little Blue Heron with a fresh caught c...
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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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Great Blue Heron chicks in the nest - Venice Rookery, Florida

January 03, 2014 - Great Blue Heron chicks seating in the nest at the Venice Rookery, Venice, Florida: Photograph captured with a Canon...
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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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Brown Pelican flying by - Sanibel, Florida

December 27, 2013 - Brown Pelican flying by at Sanibel, Florida: Photograph captured with a Canon 7D camera and 70-200mm 1.4x lens + 1.4x e...
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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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Juvenile White Ibis, Sanibel Florida

December 20, 2013 - Immature White Ibis standing in shallow water photographed off the Wildlife Drive at J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildl...
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Tricolored Heron in Breeding Plumage, Merritt Island, FL

December 13, 2013 - Close-up of an adult Tricolored Heron in breeding plumage photographed at Merritt Island NWR, Florida: Photograph cap...
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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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Anhinga in-flight, Viera Wetlands, Florida

December 06, 2013 - I photographed this Anhinga flying by at the Viera Wetlands, Florida. Photograph captured with a Canon 7D camera and 50...
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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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White Ibis in-flight, Viera Wetlands, Florida

November 29, 2013 - White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) flying by at Viera Wetlands, Florida: Photograph captured with a Canon 7D camera and 500mm...
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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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Hunting Tricolored Heron, Merritt Island NWR, Florida

November 22, 2013 - I've photographed this Tricolored Heron, in a hunting pose, at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Pho...
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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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Staring Burrowing Owl, Cape Coral, Florida

November 15, 2013 - One of my "target" birds to photograph, during my 2012 birding trip to Florida, was a Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)...
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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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Adult Tricolored Heron - Ding Darling NWR, Sanibel, Florida

November 08, 2013 - Tricolored Heron standing in a shallow water at J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel, Florida: Photog...
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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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Juvenile Little Blue Heron White Morph - Sanibel, Florida

October 25, 2013 - I photographed this Little Blue Heron on the beach at Sanibel, Florida. Photograph captured with a Canon 7D camera an...
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American White Pelican in-flight - J. N. "Ding" Darling NWR, Sanibel

October 18, 2013 - American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) in-flight photographed at J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refu...
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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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Immature Little Blue Heron - Merritt Island NWR, Florida

October 11, 2013 - I took this photograph, of an Immature Little Blue Heron at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida on my 2012...
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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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Juvenile Great Blue Heron sitting in the nest - Venice Rookery, Florida

October 04, 2013 - Juvenile Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) waiting in the nest for next meal to be brought by the parents. I photographe...
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Breeding plumage Anhinga in the nest - Venice Rookery, Florida

September 27, 2013 - I took this photograph of an adult Anhinga, in breeding plumage, sitting in the nest at the Venice Rookery, Venice, Flor...
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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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Glossy Ibis in-flight, Viera Wetlands, Florida

September 20, 2013 - Continuing with birds in-flight photography at Viera Wetlands, FL, I'm posting this photograph of a flying Glossy Ibis (...
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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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Anhinga flying by - Viera Wetlands, Florida

September 13, 2013 - Side view on Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) flying by. Photographed at Viera Wetlands, Florida: Photograph captured with a...
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Limpkin perched in the marsh- Viera Wetlands, Florida

September 06, 2013 - Limpkin - (Aramus guarauna) photographed at one of the best birding and bird photography spots in Florida, Viera Wetland...
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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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Reddish Egret at Merritt Island NWR, Florida

August 30, 2013 - Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) photographed at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Photograph capture...
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Perched Burrowing Owl, Cape Coral, Florida

August 23, 2013 - Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) photographed in Cape Coral, Florida: Photograph captured with a Canon 7D camera an...
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Close-up of an adult Black Skimmer on Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York

August 19, 2013 - I just post-processed, last year's photograph, of an adult Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger) taken at the Nickerson Beach P...
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Little Blue Heron - Venice Rookery, Florida

August 16, 2013 - Adult Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea) photographed at the Venice Rookery, Venice, Florida: Photograph captured w...
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American Oystercatcher chicks - Nickerson Beach, Long Island

August 12, 2013 - American Oystercatcher chick learning from the early days that not everything found on the beach is edible. These oyster...
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Anhinga - Venice Rookery, Florida

August 09, 2013 - Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) photographed at Venice Rookery, Florida: Photograph captured with a Canon 7D camera and 500...
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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Ramapo, New Jersey

August 05, 2013 - Believe it or not, Fall migration has started already, but I'm still editing photographs from this year's Spring migrati...
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Common Gallinule, Venice Rookery, Florida

August 02, 2013 - As I'm going through my Florida photographs, I've noticed that most species I've photographed during my 2012 trip, was a...
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Sanderling - Sandy Hook, New Jersey

July 29, 2013 - Sanderling (Calidris alba) in breeding plumage photographed in Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreaction Area, Highlands,...
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Tricolored Heron - "Ding" Darling NWR, Sanibel, Florida

July 26, 2013 - One of those magic moments when a bird accepts your presence and starts to pose for you. Somehow, it happens more often...
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Common Tern chick, Nickerson Beach Park, New York

July 23, 2013 - Last couple of weekends I've spend on the beach at Nickerson Beach Park, Lido Beach, New York, photographing young shore...
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Juvenile White Ibis - Venice Rookery, Florida

July 19, 2013 - At the end of my first day of photographing birds at the Venice Rookery, Florida this juvenile White Ibis decided to lan...
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American Oystercatcher chick, Nickerson Beach, NY

July 16, 2013 - American Oystercatcher chick photographed at Nickerson Beach Park, Lido Beach, New York: Photograph taken with a Cano...
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Three Amigos - American White Pelicans preening - "Ding" Darling NWR, Florida

July 12, 2013 - Three Amigos, American White Pelicans preening (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) at J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Ref...
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Pied-billed Grebe - "Ding" Darling NWR, Florida

July 05, 2013 - Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) photographed at J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel, Florida:...
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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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Long-billed Curlew - Fort de Soto Park, Florida

June 28, 2013 - Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus) photographed on the very first day of our trip to Florida: crop #1 Photogra...
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Blue Grosbeak - Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge

June 24, 2013 - Adult male Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea) photographed at Bombay Hook NWR, Smyrna, Delaware Photograph taken with...
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Brown Pelican in-flight - Sanibel, Florida

June 21, 2013 - Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) photographed at Sanibel, Florida Photograph taken with a Canon 7D camera paire...
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American Oystercatcher - Nickerson Beach Park, NY

June 18, 2013 - Adult American Oystercatcher (Tringa melanoleuca) at Nickerson Beach Park, Lido Beach, New York: Photograph taken wit...
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Sandhill Crane, Viera Wetlands, Florida

June 14, 2013 - Florida Friday! Close-up of a Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) photographed at Viera Wetlands, Florida. Photograph t...
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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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American Oystercatcher with chicks

June 10, 2013 - Ah yes it's that time of year again. Ocean, sand, shorebirds and of course chicks!:) Here is the latest photograph of a...
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Eastern Meadowlark, Merritt Island NWR Florida

June 07, 2013 - Even though the goal of my trip Florida was to photograph wading birds, I couldn't pass the chance to photograph some co...
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Ruddy Turnstone - Sandy Hook, New Jersey

June 02, 2013 - One of my favorite birds, that I love to photograph along the NJ shore, is a Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres). Here...
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Stretching Burrowing Owl, Cape Coral, Florida

May 31, 2013 - Is it Friday already? It means, it is time for another photograph from my 2012 trip to Florida. This week I would like t...
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Black-necked Stilt, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge

May 28, 2013 - Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) photographed at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Smyrna, Delaware - fo...
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Immature Little Blue Heron, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida

May 24, 2013 - Immature Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea) photographed at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida - for...
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Wordless Wednesday - Common Yellowthroat, Bombay Hook NWR

May 22, 2013 - Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) photographed at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Smyrna, Delaware: - fo...
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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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Immature Glossy Ibis landing, J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel, Florida

May 17, 2013 - Immature Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) coming in for a landing. - for larger view and EXIF data, please click on...
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Greater Yellowlegs, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Smyrna, Delaware

May 11, 2013 - Taking advantage of a rainy weather, I just edited this new photo of a Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca). I took t...
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Little Blue Heron - J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel, Florida

May 10, 2013 - Here is a wading bird that I don't see to often in New Jersey, Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea): - for larger vie...
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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ramapo, New Jersey

May 06, 2013 - Contrary to most people complaining about the slow spring migration in the Northeast so far, I really enjoy photographin...
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Playful Great Blue Heron chicks in the nest, Venice Rookery, Florida

May 03, 2013 - This week's "Florida Friday" photograph is once again photograph taken at the Venice Rookery, Venice, Florida. Place int...
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Common Yellowthroat, Bombay Hook NWR, Spring Migration

May 01, 2013 - Another teaser photo. This time a Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) photographed at Bombay Hook National Wildlife...
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Adult Great Egret in breeding plumage

April 26, 2013 - One of my goals when visiting Florida, was to see common birds that spend summer/fall in New Jersey but are rarely seen...
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Common Loon with a fresh caught crab

April 24, 2013 - A teaser photo of an adult Common Loon coming into the breeding plumage: - for larger view and EXIF data, please cl...
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Roseate Spoonbill - Venice Rookery, Florida

April 19, 2013 - Change of plans. With the amount of unedited photographs from my 2012 trip to Florida, I've decided to give them a spec...
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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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Red-headed Woodpecker, Dorothy, New Jersey

April 16, 2013 - Even though Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus) is a year-long resident of New Jersey, I've never seen on...
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Great Gray Owl in flight - Ottawa, Canada

April 10, 2013 - This time for the "Wings on Wednesday" theme, I'm posting photographs of a Great Gray Owl. This series was taken by my w...
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Great Horned Owlet - Fort De Soto Park, Florida - Wayback Wednesday

April 03, 2013 - Each week, as a Wayback Wednesday feature, I will continue to post more photographs from my 2012 trip to Florida. Today...
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Red-necked Grebe, West Hudson Park, Harrison, New Jersey

March 29, 2013 - I just edited some more photographs from the first day of photographing Red-necked Grebe at West Hudson Park in Harrison...
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American White Pelican - "Ding" Darling NWR, Florida - Wings on Wednesday

March 27, 2013 - Yet another Florida photo but this time an American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) in flight, photographed in...
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Red-necked Grebe, West Hudson Park, Kearny, New Jersey

March 23, 2013 - Quick edit of an another rare bird in New Jersey. This time it is a Red-necked Grebe found yesterday in West Hudson Park...
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Wordless Wednesday - Sandhill Crane close-up - Viera Wetlands, Florida

March 20, 2013 - - for larger view and EXIF data, please click on the image -
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Pacific Loon at Morris Plains, New Jersey - Research before you go!

March 17, 2013 - Research before you go! Surprise, surprise! With today's reports we have 4 Pacific Loons in NJ! I got a chance to phot...
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Wordless Wednesday - Tricolored Heron preening

March 13, 2013 - Tricolored Heron preening - Egretta tricolor - J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel, Florida - for...
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American Tree Sparrow in the snow

March 07, 2013 - Today, may be the last chance for us here in New Jersey to get some snow accumulation. Maybe 2 inches but unfortunately...
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Female Common Merganser - Passaic River, New Jersey

March 04, 2013 - To give you a break from the owl photographs:) I'm posting my latest edit of a local wintering waterfowl. I took this ph...
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Great Gray Owl

February 20, 2013 - Quick edit from my latest birding trip, Great Gray Owl!!! This birds was on my bucket list for years and you can be sur...
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That's How Big I am!

January 30, 2013 - Here is one of my favorite photographs I've taken on the beginning of January on the Passaic River in Paterson, NJ. T...
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Great Horned Owls, Bergen County, New Jersey

January 24, 2013 - Even though Great Horned Owl is one of the most widespread and common owls in North America it is still very hard to fin...
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Pied-billed Grebe, Passaic River, New Jersey

January 15, 2013 - Another photograph taken on the Passaic River in New Jersey. This time Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps). I think...
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Hooded Merganser on the Passaic River

January 12, 2013 - Ah, it's that time of the year. Ducks, ducks, ducks:) A quick post showing a beautiful female Hooded Merganser swimming...
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American Pipits at the DeKorte Park

January 07, 2013 - Quick post showing an American Pipit snacking on some sort of bug. - click on the image to view it larger - Americ...
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Male American Kestrel on his favorite perch

January 01, 2013 - Here is a recent photo of one of many American Kestrels at the Meadowlands. Stay tuned for more pictures from that da...
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Rough-legged Hawk - dark morph - at the Meadowlands

December 31, 2012 - What a way to end the year!!! Today, I had a distant view on a dark morph Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus) at the DeKo...
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Crested Caracara in West Windsor Township, New Jersey

September 23, 2012 - Finally getting back to posting my bird photography here on the blog. Getting back with a big bang too! Two weeks ag...
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Canon 7D firmware 2.0 update adds great new features

August 11, 2012 - On August 7th, Canon released long awaited firmware update to Canon EOS 7D camera. This update adds a series of new feat...
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Canon EOS 5D mark III

March 04, 2012 - Canon finally announced a highly anticipated EOS 5D Mark III DSLR camera. The biggest improvement in this new cam...
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Wings on Wednesday – female American Kestrel

October 25, 2011 - A couple weeks ago, I was fortunate to see one of my favorite birds, American Kestrel. Previously, I saw these birds fro...
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Blue Grosbeak feeding on dandelions

May 16, 2011 - Blue Grosbeak ©Greg Gard - www.greggard.com - Canon EOS 7D, 500mm F4 + 1.4x teleconverter, ISO 640, 1/640s, f/7.1 AV mod...
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Spring arrivals – Garret Mountain Reservation – Woodland Park, New Jersey

April 28, 2011 - Last Sunday, I visited Garret Mountain Reservation in search for spring migrants. For the first 3 hours I had no luck, b...
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Morning Stretch

April 17, 2011 - American Oystercatcher ©Greg Gard - www.greggard.com - Canon EOS 7D, 500mm F4, ISO 400, 1/1250s, f/8 AV mode - Click on...
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Wordless Wednesday – Wood Duck – drake

April 05, 2011 - Celery Farm, Allendale, New Jersey Wood Duck ©Greg Gard - www.greggard.com - Canon EOS 7D, 500mm F4, ISO 1250, 1/800s,...
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Macro Monday – Praying Mantis

March 06, 2011 - While packing my camera and getting ready to go home, after successful birding trip to Sandy Hook last Fall, my wife spo...
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Wordless Wednesday – Red-tailed Hawk

March 01, 2011 - Red-tailed Hawk ©Greg Gard - www.greggard.com - Canon EOS 7D, 300mm F2.8 IS + 1.4x teleconverter, ISO 640, 1/2000s, f/9...
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Rough-legged Hawk (light morph) – Meadowlands

February 27, 2011 - This week I want to share photos of a light morph Rough-legged Hawk that was seen regularly at the Meadowlands area this...
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Northern Harriers – DeKorte Park – Lyndhurst, New Jersey

February 21, 2011 - Continuing with my photo report from my recent visit to DeKorte Park, I want to share couple of photographs of the North...
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Ring-necked Pheasants at DeKorte Park

February 08, 2011 - What was originally planned as a 30 minute visit to the DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst, NJ it turned out to be a five hour st...
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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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Happy New Year 2011!

January 01, 2011 - Happy New Year everyone! White-Throated Sparrow - Zonotrichia albicollis
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Year 2010 – Photo review

December 31, 2010 - I just want to post a quick photo review of the year 2010. These are mostly rare/life birds I was fortunate to see this...
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Wordless Wednesday – Fork-tailed Flycatcher – Cove Island Park – Stamford, Connecticut

November 30, 2010 - Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus savana), Cove Island Park, Stamford, CT ©www.greggard.com Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Ty...
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Black-bellied Whistling Ducks in Cape May

November 16, 2010 - Back in September, I was spending a weekend in Cape May, New Jersey. It is about three hour drive from where I live and...
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Birding report in pictures – Fall migration at Sandy Hook

October 04, 2010 - Just a quick report from last Sunday’s birding trip to Sandy Hook, New Jersey. Literally in the first two minutes on th...
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Canon announces EOS 60D camera and new lenses

August 26, 2010 - What a day for Canon’s “gear heads”! Today, August 26th 2010, Canon announced new camera, EOS 60D 1.4x and 2x teleco...
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Summer Project – Shorebirds in New Jersey

July 28, 2010 - I just want to share with you couple of pictures from my latest project I’ve been working on for past weeks. It all sta...
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Northern Shrike in New Jersey

February 23, 2010 - As of today, February 23rd, one of the latest favorites amongst birders in New Jersey, Northern Shrike, still hangs arou...
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Sunday morning surprise!

February 01, 2010 - I woke up to a cloudy Sunday morning. Forecast wasn’t helping with photography related plans, therefore I wasn’t rushing...
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Constant struggle to survive

January 17, 2010 - While leaving Saddle River County Park one late afternoon, I’ve noticed a movement in the woods. I stopped the car and p...
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Happy New Year!!!

January 04, 2010 - I would like to share with you some new images I’ve taken over the holidays… Unfortunately on both holiday weekends wea...
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Bald Eagle with a fish

December 25, 2009 - Due to the disappointing weather on Christmas Day, I spent some more time processing recent pictures. Here are couple o...
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Bald Eagles

December 23, 2009 - Continuing the previous post, I want to share with you some more pictures taken on the same day. Here is a photo of an...
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