Posts Tagged ‘American robin’

A bald eagle perches on a ledge and enjoys a snack.

Nature photos amuse the photographer

By Dave Small on July 17, 2012, at 10:41 a.m.
Someone once commented on one of my NatureShots gallery narratives that “it doesn’t take much to amuse you.”  That person was correct, if the spectacular displays of nature add up to “not much.” I embrace it. Small critters and wild plants fascinate me and I allow their antics and beauty to awe, entertain and amuse …
Chipmunks looking for a private moment.

Amorous chipmunks enjoying early spring weather

By Dave Small on March 27, 2012, at 9:45 a.m.
Truly, it seemed like the first day of spring. The Essex Street Marsh in Bangor gave up some nice photo opportunities with some chipmunks amorously pursuing the perpetuation of the species. Blossoming willows and working honey bees at the Lyle Littlefield Ornamental Garden in Orono. Spring had also arrived along the County Road and Stud Mill Road …
No beavers to see, but their work is evident.

Otters doin’ what they ought-ter, beavers hard at work

By Dave Small on Nov. 29, 2011, at 10:59 a.m.
With November well underway, Deb and I decided to hike the Witch Hole carriage road at Acadia National Park. We wanted to check up on a beaver that we saw in Breakneck Pond last New Year’s Eve day. We didn’t see the beaver, although we did see a freshly beaver- chewed tree … big, huh? …