great egret

The Great Egrets Are Back!

Great Egrets love to fish and roost around Cape Ann from Spring until late fall, and I love to find and photograph them. Today I saw them for the first time this year. It was colorless this afternoon and I noticed two white spots way in the back of a marsh in Manchester. I circled…

The Beach, the Hawk, and the Sparrow

Today was to be my traditional leftovers sandwich day but once the rain cleared, I skipped the stuffing and headed up the coast for a few super indulgent hours of walking alone in nature with my camera. The excitement was building as I tried to decide exactly where to look. What will I see today?…

Great Blue Heron

Into the Great Blue (Heron)

The first time I saw a Great Blue Heron was at a beach party in New Hampshire years ago. He had snuck into our covered food area over by the grill. Luckily I was with friends who work with animals. They were able to get him to a safer place. This year, I’ve encountered more Great Blue Herons than ever before.…