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by Mel
Thu May 19, 2022 11:20 am
Forum: Bird Photography Forum
Topic: White-tailed Ptarmigan In Rocky Mountain National Park
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Views: 74

White-tailed Ptarmigan In Rocky Mountain National Park

ptarmigan.jpg The White-tailed Ptarmigan can be found at the top of Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park. From spring through fall, the ptarmigan have a plumage with an intricate pattern of dark and pale brown, providing excellent camouflage against foliage and rocks. It is easier to li...
by Mel
Thu May 19, 2022 11:07 am
Forum: Bird Photography Forum
Topic: Great Horned Owl On A Ledge
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Views: 77

Great Horned Owl On A Ledge

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Every year the Great Horned Owl comes back to this ledge to make a nest. I wait each year for the babies to appear and I photograph the Owls as much as possible. The ledge is approximately 75+ feet high and there is another 100+ feet to the top of the cliff.
by Mel
Thu May 19, 2022 10:57 am
Forum: Wildlife Photography Forum
Topic: Saving The Whales On Cape Cod
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Views: 75

Saving The Whales On Cape Cod

whales1.jpg whales2.jpg What began as a day of great anticipation turned out to be one of mixed emotions. My husband and I had just arrived at Wellfleet Harbor and were getting ready for an eight mile paddle out to Billingsgate Island and Jeremy Point. The timing was perfect; it was low tide. As we...
by Mel
Thu May 19, 2022 10:51 am
Forum: Wildlife Photography Forum
Topic: Learn From The Squirrels
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Views: 78

Learn From The Squirrels

Nature is not random and it is beautifully proven out by the squirrels. During the next week, spend about 20 minutes in your own back yard and observe squirrels. You will notice a very interesting pattern. The squirrels have a tree to tree, branch to branch, roof to roof highway that they always see...
by Mel
Wed May 18, 2022 6:42 am
Forum: Macro Photography Forum
Topic: Lily Of The Valley Flower
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Views: 86

Lily Of The Valley Flower

FB629501-642B-48DB-8EBC-CCCCDB225252.jpeg The Lily Of The Lily Of The Valley is seen growing wild in large patches on Cape Cod in early May and the flowers appear in the third week in May. The plant has a pendent, bell shaped flower that has a sweet scent. The plant in some areas is considered an i...
by Mel
Wed May 18, 2022 6:34 am
Forum: Macro Photography Forum
Topic: Lesser Periwinkle Flower
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Lesser Periwinkle Flower

DB2F35A3-1D2F-46C7-9592-F3036ECF06B4.jpeg It was a tough day photographing the flower as the wind was blowing extremely hard. Fortunately, the flower was low to the ground and in a semi protected area. This flower is seen on Cape Cod in early May (or late April) and is gone by the third week of May...
by Mel
Sun May 15, 2022 1:51 pm
Forum: Biking Forum
Topic: Riding Your Bike To Beach
Replies: 0
Views: 95

Riding Your Bike To Beach

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Riding your bike is great, but having your destination a beach is even better! A warm, pre summer day as more bike riding opportunities emerge for this coming season.
by Mel
Sun May 15, 2022 11:04 am
Forum: National Parks Forum
Topic: Flattop Mountain In RMNP
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Views: 88

Flattop Mountain In RMNP

AE88ED30-F1C9-46C8-A16A-A1AE8B04662C.jpeg Being on top of Flattop Mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park is a hiker’s rush. You may look straight down the glacier that is left from the winter months and see the very small parking lot that you started from. Start your hike early, bring plenty of w...
by Mel
Sun May 15, 2022 10:53 am
Forum: Backpacking, Hiking, Camping & Climbing Forum
Topic: Pamet Cranberry Bog Trail In Truro
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Views: 98

Pamet Cranberry Bog Trail In Truro

CDB20B65-10AF-4ECF-B377-2CD2F54FE2F4.jpeg The Cranberry Bog Trail in Truro is a very picturesque and easy hike. There is a small parking lot to park in as well as parking on the side of the road. The Bearberry Hill overlooks offer spectacular views of the Pamet landscape, with views of the Atlantic...
by Mel
Fri May 13, 2022 11:08 am
Forum: National Parks Forum
Topic: Hiking Canyonlands National Park, UT - Needles
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Views: 97

Hiking Canyonlands National Park, UT - Needles

canyonlands.jpg Canyonlands has 3 entirely different areas: The Needles, The Maze and The Island in the Sky. Each of the sections are entirely different. We did not go into the Maze area as we didn't have a 4 wheel drive and we didn't have enough time. The Maze is for serious hikers and adventurers...