Author Archives: James Keegan

Broken Ice on the Rivers Edge

Although it is a little cold now, it has been a pretty mild winter. I was quite surprised to see ice this thick along the river’s edge this past weekend.Enjoy! Advertisements

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Step in the Right Direction

This weekend I had some time to get out and take some photos for the first time in a while. I plan on making an effort to post on a more regular basis starting today. I also ordered some lights … Continue reading

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White Wildflower

I see these white wildflowers occasionally during the summer. I have yet to take the time to identify them. Sometimes I like to just look at the flowers and not take up a lot of time searching to find their … Continue reading

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MM 2-19

Love at first sight? This black-eyed susan appears to be involved with the neighboring thistle. Each week Leanne Cole hosts Monochrome Madness over on her blog. It has been a lot of fun to participate in this challenge even if … Continue reading

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Black-eyed Susan in Early Morning Light

Thought I would drop in long enough to leave this photograph before work. The black-eyed susans have started to bloom. Enjoy!

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MM 2-18 : Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

This female Rose-Breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) slowly crept closer to me, almost like it wanted me to photograph it. Then as it got real close it flew off. Such a tease! Each week Leanne Cole hosts Monochrome Madness over on … Continue reading

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American Redstart

I believe that this is a femaleĀ  American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla). I’m not 100% sure, it looks like it may be a juvenile. It’s still a little fuzzy. I finally had a beautiful weekend off of work and had some … Continue reading

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Bird Sitting on Birdhouse

As I said yesterday I took several photographs of this little bird. Clearly it was watching me also. I was attracted to the shininess of the blue feathers. Have a great day!

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MM 2-16

I took several photos of this bird sitting on its house. Usually they are flying around so fast you can get a shot of them. The sunlight was hitting it just right and the blue was nice and bright. I … Continue reading

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Baby Rabbit Eating in the Rain

An infant rabbit eating breakfast in the rain the other morning. It was very brave! This is about 4 feet from my parking spot at work. I had to be quick because it was raining pretty hard.

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