Category Archives: Wildlife

Wildlife photos and/or posts.

A Sunday walk in the game land

The morning was overcast but dry, and whereas the previous week I had no photos, this Sunday made up for that.

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A sign of spring?

Where I grew up – in New York State – robins (that is, the American robin, which is a thrush) were considered to be the first sign of spring. In central Pennsylvania, “spring” alerts are somewhat different.

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The end of a year

I’m looking forward to the end of 2022, which has been beyond terrible. That’s not exactly true. The year hit its main downturn in November, in terms of health and peace of mind. That said, I hope that 2023 will … Continue reading

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A hedgehog

The past Friday I was photographing animals at Centre Wildlife Care, and there and then I encountered a hedgehog for the first time ever. Wow!

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A view to a preen

A telephoto camera lens is somewhat equivalent to a pair of binoculars when trying to identify a particular bird: It gives a close-up view from which one can identify via the features seen. However, even with a telephoto lens, that … Continue reading

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Bluebirds Having Fun

I tend to think of birds, or animals in general, as being too busy with the stuff of life (such as eating, sleeping, and so forth), but they do have a sense of fun or – given that bluebirds are … Continue reading

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A Sunday Walk

My inactivity has two reasons: (1) laziness and (2) my provider (Hub) was switching accounts (including mine) to a new server. Whatever, I’m back with photos from Oct. 9, 2022, a good day to be outside.

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A ruby-throated hummingbird makes a discover

Late summer through early fall is that time when ruby-throated hummingbirds come through central Pennsylvania in large numbers. Among those who stop in my backyard at Cooper’s Pond there is always at least one individual.

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From a Sunday walk

Here we are, on the precipice of WWIII, if not already falling downward, about which I and most everyone have no say whatsoever. However, I can share my views of nature from photos taken during my walk on Sunday morning.

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A monarch emerging

About ten days after a monarch caterpillar forms its chrysalis, it is ready to come out and face the world – as a butterfly.

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