After a winter of bleaching, tissue-like beech leaves are ghosts of their former selves.
One of the first of the spring ephemerals, bloodroot is blooming down near Fargo Brook!
Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 800, f/18, 1/125″ exposure
Sometimes a shaky camera can yield interesting results… Raindrops cling to branches and my hand is unsteady…
The white throated sparrows are back and singing their clear, piping songs. I wonder if this one is as perplexed by the April snow as we are…
Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 800, f/7.1, 1/1600″ exposure
Tree swallows have made their spring return. This guy was perched on a roadside wire in the rain.
Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 400, f/7.1, 1/1600″ exposure
A pair of bluebirds have arrived in our front field this morning. Here, the male poses in all his glory. Interestingly, a tree swallow showed up at the same time! I saw them eyeing the same box…
Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 400, f/7.1, 1/640″ exposure
A tiny vine made it this far along a fence wire.
Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 120mm, ISO 400, f/8, 1/1000″ exposure
Spring flood waters break around stream side trees along Fargo Brook
Nikon D600, Nikon 24-120mm lens @ 70mm, ISO 125, f/22, 1/10″ exposure
One of the flock of wild turkeys keeps a wary eye on me as I take a shot on Taft Hill yesterday.
Nikon D600, Sigma 120-400mm lens @ 400mm, ISO 400, f/25, 1/640″ exposure