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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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State Line Lookout location guide - Palisades, New Jersey

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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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Adult Peregrine Falcon landing in slow motion - New Jersey

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Osprey landing on the nest - New York

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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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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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Red-tailed Hawk nest - New Jersey

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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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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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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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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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Gyrfalcon - State Line Lookout, Palisades, New Jersey

January 22, 2017 - After reading the report of a possible gray morph Gyrfalcon at the State Line Lookout, Palisades, New Jersey even this c...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Vocalizing Peregrine Falcon, video - Palisades Cliffs, New Jersey

July 09, 2013 - In addition to my last Wordless Wednesday post, http://www.greggard.com/blog/2013/7/peregrine-falcon-palisades-cliffs-nj...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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