We saw so many old favorites and new discoveries on our pre-Pandemic Florida expedition that I had a hard time picking out pictures. What follows are just a few of them. And I must add some non-avian residents.
A year ago, during the first week of March, I was with a group of fellow birders and photographers on a trip organized by Massachusetts Audubon to visit sites in southern Florida. We returned home less than two weeks before things started shutting down. Seems like a lot more than a year has passed. AndContinue reading “Before the Pandemic, Part 1”
A friend and I took advantage of the only sunny day last week to get out and explore. The sun was nice but the very gusty wind made for a bitterly cold morning. Even the birds were generally hunkered down but there always seems to be something for us see. At our first stop, anContinue reading “Cold Day”
We are about half way through a cold and stormy February with hopes for a quieter and slightly warmer final week of the month. These are some photos I took last week during a lull in the weather action. There is a large flock of Snow Buntings wintering at the state park in Salisbury MA.Continue reading “Some February Birds”
Two days after the recent Nor’easter, I was on the Gloucester coast. The ocean had calmed slightly and the air was clear, as evidenced by these photos. That’s Boston almost 30 miles across the Massachusetts Bay. I was using my 420mm lens setup. This was one of those times I wish I had my backupContinue reading “After the Storm, Day 2”
February started off in traditional February fashion with a big Nor’easter. I don’t know what the official snowfall total was for my town but I had to shovel 16 inches so that is official for me. The storm was still churning away in the Gulf of Maine when I went out the next day. TheContinue reading “After the Storm, Day 1”