Winter Beach Birding

On my most recent beach trip I was able to see some excellent birds. I was even lucky enough to see a behavior that I had not seen before. I saw a pair of juvenile gulls sharing a horseshoe crab with a sanderling. They were all taking turns grabbing a bite. It was fascinating toContinue reading “Winter Beach Birding”

Snowy Beachscapes: Jones Beach’s West End 2

One week ago I took my snowshoes to Jones Beach’s West End 2. I had some time to kill before work and I wanted to see how the openness of the beach would affect the drifts. In some places the snow was several feet deep and in others, the ground was bare. Seeing the beachContinue reading “Snowy Beachscapes: Jones Beach’s West End 2”

New Year’s Day At Jones Beach

Every year since I have moved to Long Island, I have spent New Year’s Day at Jones Beach. It was not really intentional, but it has become a tradition of mine. The park puts on a free seal walk at Field 10 as part of the New York State Park Department’s First Day Hike program.Continue reading “New Year’s Day At Jones Beach”

Waters of Long Island & NYC

Whether it is fresh, salt or somewhere in between, I absolutely love the water. I love how powerful the water can be one minute and how calm it can be the next. Long Island has some great waterways and if you live in the area, I hope you get to spend some time enjoying them.

Sea Life Of New York

New York State has a large amount of biodiversity. Usually when people think of New York’s wildlife, they typically think of deer and other animals that call the Adirondacks home. What some people seem to forget is the marine life that also calls New York home. I have been lucky enough to take several tripsContinue reading “Sea Life Of New York”

Location, Location, Location: My Top 5 Favorite Long Island Photo Spots

  Since moving to Long Island I have tried to make a conscious effort to explore a decent portion of the area. While exploring I have found five places I love to photograph more than anywhere else. One thing all of these locations have in common is that they are great places to find wildlife.Continue reading “Location, Location, Location: My Top 5 Favorite Long Island Photo Spots”

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