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Archive for February, 2010

Welcome to a photographic journey through the fields, woods, and marshes of New England

Here I’ll be sharing some of my favorite photographs from my forthcoming book Naturally Curious. I’ll be updating my blog periodically with new images, new stories, and more glimpses of New England in all seasons.

Moose (Alces alces) -- During the summer, moose are likely to be found near woodland clearings and shorelines where they browse on leaves, twigs and bark as well as aquatic vegetation.


Welcome to a photographic journey through the fields, woods, and marshes of New England

Here I’ll be sharing some of my favorite photographs from my forthcoming book Naturally Curious. I’ll be updating my blog periodically with new images, new stories, and more glimpses of New England in all seasons.

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus), male -- While the male rose-breasted grosbeak is brilliantly colored, the female is a drab brown, allowing her to be camouflaged while on her nest. Rose-breasted grosbeaks return to New England to nest in April or early May.


Welcome to a photographic journey through the fields, woods, and marshes of New England

Here I’ll be sharing some of my favorite photographs from my forthcoming book Naturally Curious. I’ll be updating my blog periodically with new images, new stories, and more glimpses of New England in all seasons.

Eastern American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus) – one of two species of toads in New England. Look for singing males in late April.


Welcome to a photographic journey through the fields, woods, and marshes of New England

Here I’ll be sharing some of my favorite photographs from my forthcoming book Naturally Curious. I’ll be updating my blog periodically with new images, new stories, and more glimpses of New England in all seasons.

Bishop’s Cap or Miterwort ( Mitella diphylla) – a spring wildflower thought to resemble a bishop’s cap, or miter, hence, the common names. Blooms late April/early May.


Welcome to a photographic journey through the fields, woods, and marshes of New England

Here I’ll be sharing some of my favorite photographs from my forthcoming book Naturally Curious. I’ll be updating my blog periodically with new images, new stories, and more glimpses of New England in all seasons.

Common Gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis) -- Common gartersnakes are one of the earliest snakes to emerge from hibernation. They can be found basking in the sun as early as March or April.