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Juvenile Glossy Ibis - New Jersey

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Adult Peregrine Falcon landing in slow motion - New Jersey

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Juvenile Piping Plover tapping its foot - New Jersey

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Semipalmated Plover feeding - Sandy Hook, NJ

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Immature Black-crowned Night Herons - Ocean City, NJ

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Red Fox kits - New Jersey

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Red Knot in breeding plumage - New Jersey

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Soaked Barred Owlet - New Jersey

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

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Great Horned Owl in the nest - New Jersey

May 14, 2017 - Happy Mother's Day! Adult female Great Horned Owl with chick in the nest, New Jersey: - for more detailed view and E...
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Red-tailed Hawk nest - New Jersey

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Common Eider drake - Barnegat Light, NJ

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

April 11, 2017 - Another look at the local Great Horned Owl nest showing the daily routine of the owlets: yawning, wing stretching, preen...
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Great Horned Owl nest - New Jersey

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

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

March 14, 2017 - Close-up of a young Peregrine Falcon flying by and showing its juvenile plumage and tail feathers: - for more detailed...
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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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Singing adult male Indigo Bunting - New Jersey

February 17, 2017 - Thinking of songbird spring migration as of late:) Here is a short clip of a beautiful adult male Indigo Bunting singin...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Southern NJ

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

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

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

November 26, 2014 - Juvenile Peregrine Falcon flying by at the Palisades Cliffs in Bergen County, New Jersey: - for more detailed view pl...
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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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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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Yellow-crowned Night Heron - Ocean City, New Jersey

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

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

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

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

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

August 03, 2014 - I took this photograph of a hunting female Northern Harrier at the Dekorte Park, Lyndhurst, NJ: - for more detailed v...
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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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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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Willet Calling - Cape May, NJ

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

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

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

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

May 12, 2014 - One of those midday surprises at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Ocenville, New Jersey during the spring...
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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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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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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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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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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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Enthusiastic Juvenile - Bergen County, New Jersey

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

November 25, 2013 - Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum) photographed in Troy Meadows Wetlands, Morris County, New Jersey: Photograph taken w...
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Golden-crowned Kinglet showing its yellow crown - Liberty Marsh NWR

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

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

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

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

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

September 03, 2013 - One of many shorebirds migrating along New Jersey coast, is a Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus). It is a sma...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Great Horned Owl video, Bergen County, New Jersey

February 04, 2013 - Finally, I found some time to edit video of the Great Horned Owl I shared photographs of in January. I was really surpr...
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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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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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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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