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View 395: Returning to the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

I have not wrote about the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge near Seneca Falls, New York in a few years. Besides me taking a couple of long breaks, Montezuma has been under a long construction project which was only to take … Continue reading

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View 181: Late Spring at the Wildlife Refuge

The work continues at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.  The pool near the visitor center has been drained and the marsh in the first section of the wildlife drive has been lowered. This seemed to concentrate the viewable wildlife along … Continue reading

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A Good Friday

Each year on Good Friday, I get up in time to arrive at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge to watch the Sun rise.  It was around the freezing mark in temperature and, while the morning looked promising, clouds soon took … Continue reading

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Birds of Montezuma Photo Essay

I had my most successful day photographing the birds who call the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge home in early April, 2010. In all, I photographed nine species in four hours of roving the wildlife drive, lookouts and trails.  I know … Continue reading

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View 68: Great Blue Heron

I’ve been watching Great Blue Herons around central New York for over 40 years. In all that time, I’ve never gotten any good photos of one. Sure, I have some of them sleeping, resting, hunting or flying. None are very … Continue reading

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