Fall Shorebirds - $150
Sep
3
6:15 AM06:15

Fall Shorebirds - $150

Join me to photograph Egrets and a variety of other shorebirds as they migrate south for the winter.  This location is a prime stopover for shorebirds and a simply beautiful location to photograph them in.  With bright green grasses and wide open spaces the lighting can be incredible here.

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Seaside Sparrows and other Marsh Birds - $150
Aug
4
5:30 AM05:30

Seaside Sparrows and other Marsh Birds - $150

  • Thompson Beach Road Maurice River, NJ, 08314 United States (map)
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Come hang out at the Delaware Bayshore in southern New Jersey with me and tons of Seaside Sparrows and other Marsh Birds including Marsh Wrens, Red-winged Blackbirds, Clapper Rails, occasional Osprey and Bald Eagle flyovers and some other wading shorebirds. The stars of the show however will be the Seaside Sparrows.

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Night Herons in Flight - Free!
Jun
30
5:30 AM05:30

Night Herons in Flight - Free!

Learn how to capture sharp bird-in-flight photos or improve upon your existing bird-in-flight skills.  You will have plenty of practice at the Ocean City, NJ Welcome Center Heron Rookery with both Black and Yellow-crowned Night Herons flying all around you.  The Welcome Center provides an easily accessed and comfortable location to view and photograph hundreds of Night Herons nesting at near eye level.

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Wood Ducks in Spring - $150
Mar
11
8:00 AM08:00

Wood Ducks in Spring - $150

Join me to photograph the normally elusive Wood Duck at a location where they are numerous and very friendly.  The Wood Ducks of Wissahickon Creek are generally habituated to people and will allow you to get very close to them.  The males are one of the most beautiful and colorful ducks found in the area and watching the group that lives here can be very entertaining.

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Barnegat Light in Winter - $175
Mar
4
5:45 AM05:45

Barnegat Light in Winter - $175

Join me in photographing the wide variety of wintering waterfowl and shorebirds at the Barnegat Light jetty and beach.  It's a cold and usually windy place to be but you can find such a variety of birds concentrated along the jetty here that can be tough to find anywhere else, most famously the Harlequin Duck!

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Fun with Frogs
Jul
9
7:00 AM07:00

Fun with Frogs

Join me to spend a morning photographing these interesting and silly critters in and around a pond at Palmyra Cove Nature Park.  There is one particular pond aptly named "Bullfrog Pond" that contains hundreds of frogs of all sizes and a few species as well.  With some patience we will get a chance to photograph them surfacing in the water as well as crawling around on the shoreline.  More info...

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Piping Plovers
Jun
5
5:00 AM05:00

Piping Plovers

Spend a morning along the central New Jersey coast photographing the adorable Piping Plover. We will be attempting to time our visit to coincide with the hatching of the chicks but this cannot be guaranteed. You will definitely see adult Piping Plovers which are still a blast to photograph but hopefully the tiny chicks will be running all around you as well!

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