BRENT PENNINGTON A female Yellow Warbler hunts for insects in the brush around her nest at Sapsucker Woods, part of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, in Ithaca, NY, on the morning of 21 May 2015.

Yellow Warbler

For me, one of the sure signs that the spring/summer birding season has begun is my first sighting of a Yellow Warbler.  These bright, active, and sometimes cheeky…

BRENT PENNINGTON A female Red-Winged Blackbird seeks nesting materials from the fluffy head of a cattail at Fords Pond on the morning of 18 April 2015.

Fords Spring Birds

My first visit to Fords Pond this spring took place a few weeks back, but I never did get around to sharing the bird photos I captured that…

BRENT PENNINGTON Sunset on the beach at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on the evening of 09 May 2015.

Simple Clicks – beach views in color and b&w

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Assateague Ponies

The last post in my Assateague adventure series, and what better to end with than the ponies that make the island famous. The ponies, notably but perhaps fictitiously…

BRENT PENNINGTON Playing in the surf on the beach at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on the afternoon of 09 May 2015.

Simple Clicks – beach time

We hung out on the beach on our second day in Virginia – what started as a picnic lunch turned into lunch, several hours of lounging, a food…

BRENT PENNINGTON A Great Egret hunts in the marsh behind the beach at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Assateague Island on the morning of 08 May 2015.

Simple Clicks – splish splash

My first capture of a Great Egret and one of the first photos I captured on my trip, it’s also something a little out of the ordinary.  Usually,…

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A Great Egret hunts in the salt marsh at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on the morning of 09 May 2015.

Assateague Birds

As much as the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is about the ponies, it’s also about birds, and particularly migratory waterfowl.  The refuge is designed to provide an ideal…

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A certified piece of a shipwreck lays part burried in the dunes on the beach at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on the morning of 09 May 2015.

Simple Clicks – Assateague Dunes

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Assateague Island – another foggy morning

I ventured out again on Saturday morning and was once more socked in by a dense sea fog, which covered both islands and the beach, where I had…

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Sunrise amid sea fog on the beach at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on the morning of 10 May 2015.

Simple Clicks – sunrise panorama

All my beach mornings were foggy – this was probably the best out of the three. Related Posts:Simple Clicks – beach views in color and b&wSimple Clicks –…

Simple Clicks – twilight on the beach

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BRENT PENNINGTON Revelers kick of Independence Day with a fireworks display over Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton on the evening of 03 July 2013.

1,000th Post!

Just a quick post to celebrate the 1,000th post here on The Roving Photographer!  When I first started this site years ago, I never thought about this kind…