Category Archives: Birds

Osprey: Time to Fly – Today, July 29th, 2016

Its time to fly.  Mom and Dad conceive, raise the young and teach! Above,  Mom (left) sternly begins coaxing the kid to leave the nest, and fly. It happens every year. The mother will fly around the nest, carrying a fish in … Continue reading

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Gulls, Sailboats and Sunsets – The Jersey Shore

 July 11, 2016, Monday Evening on Barnegat Bay As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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NJ’s Island Beach State Park… Treasures from the Atlantic

Eight glimpses below, and the “Featured Image” above, taken a few hours prior to this week’s Summer Solistice…  As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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A Few Favorite images

A few previously unpublished images from the archives – or – what to publish when you are a.) too busy, or b.) at wit’s end (end of wits?) to create anything else! Thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂 … Continue reading

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Rainbow, Osprey and Pretty Sunset – Aftermath of a N.J. Summer Thunderstorm

Numerous photos of last night’s photographically awesome storm, rainbow and sunset were posted locally, recording a spectacle which left jaws dropping. Many captures of the boiling storm clouds, intense and full rainbow, and incredibly striking sunset – many far better than these, … Continue reading

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Holy Man Shoos Huge Gull – On The Isle of Capri, Italy

This post contains seven images, and two maps.  Exploring by boat off the south-west coast of Capri, Italy 2011, we sighted this territorial confrontation. … Continuing around the island brought views of rocky shorelines and local boating heritage. … Below: Returning … Continue reading

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A Different Thanksgiving Bird – Addendum to yesterday’s post!

Thanks to eagle-eyed “Disperser Tracks” for pointing out this find in my post of yesterday. The “little gray bird” he referred to in his comments (to which I initially called him “imaginative”) is easily visible as an artifact of the … Continue reading

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