Posts Tagged ‘gray jay’

Bigelow Mountain looms over the Dead River.

Eustis trip provides photo fodder

By Dave Small on Nov. 20, 2012, at 11:26 a.m.
I was fortunate to be able to spend another few days at camp in Eustis. The weather proved cooperative and I was able to stumble onto several photo opportunities. My first shot is Bigelow Mountain taken from a bridge that crosses the Dead River on the King and Bartlett Road. I’m still working on …
A doe stops for a peak at the University Forest in Orono.

Whitetail doe poses for a photo

By Dave Small on Nov. 06, 2012, at 9:37 a.m.
Three recent outings provided some nice photo opportunities. Right out my door, the University of Maine Forest gave up a hermit thrush scouring through the fallen leaf litter searching for food. A little later and farther down the trail a white-tailed doe deer peeked out of the woods for a shutter click. The Stud Mill …
A snowshoe hare, caught between colors.

Snowshoe hare caught between seasons

By Dave Small on April 24, 2012, at 10:02 a.m.
Two weekends ago found me roaming the woods roads of T8 R4 in Aroostook County, which is never disappointing. My host graciously guided me to some great photo opportunities … I translated them through the lens the best I could. An early morning moose caught in sparse cover on a hardwood ridge posed some focusing difficultly, …
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? …
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