Cherry Blossoms in Bloom in Central Park

April 11, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The Cherry Blossoms are popping in Central Park, exuberant and pink. A group of trees lines up in front of the reservoir on the west side of the park, entrance on Central Park West and 91st Street. School runners and dog walkers pass by. Neighborhood residents and tourists stroll too. It's a pretty site for visiting even though the weather remains...
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Starllng by Daylight

April 09, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Last week a house finch, this week a starling landed on my outdoor covered railing, 13 stories high. I heard the bird tweeting through my open bedroom window and quickly grabbed my camera with a 40-150 lens. I was able to grab a few shots of this bird most often referred to as a pest in bird literature. I like its long yellow beak, suggesting that...
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April Fools’ Day on the Second

April 02, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
April Fools’ Day came one day late...on the second. A surprise snow storm blanketed Central Park with a few inches of heavy snow. Clumps hung on branches as passersby wended their way along the paths, owners walked their dogs, and children played in the snow. Can spring be far behind?
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Warbling Finch Haiku

March 31, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Finch sweetly warbles All spruced up with red accents Trilling for a mate k
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March Snowstorm 2018

March 22, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
In early spring, late March threw a curveball. A wintry blast, a foot high of snow, coated New York City with pristine whiteness. In the early morning, a combination of sleet and snow faced undaunted New Yorkers who travelled on Broadway in the Upper West Side. Colors on many were vibrant as they passed me by. A toddler in a stroller reached out in...
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