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BRENT PENNINGTON A female Red-winged Blackbird hunts insects in the marsh at Fords Pond on the morning of 12 July 2015.

Simple Clicks – female Red-winged Blackbird

Just a quick portrait of a female Red-winged Blackbird who emerged from the safety of the reeds long enough to snatch an insect and pose for a photo…

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 A Solitary Sandpiper hunts invertebrates in the Lackawanna Lake marsh on the evening of 04 May 2014.

Sandpipers in PA

It’s funny, you don’t think of sandpipers as being a Pennsylvania bird.  You probably don’t think of them as being an inland bird at all. Up until I…

First Fords

Two weeks back now, on a cool morning that also marked the opening of fishing season here in NEPA, I made my first visit to Fords Pond for…

Simple Clicks – color or b&w?

Color or black & white?  Both work for me, but for different reasons.  This is an old, drowned stump back in the marsh at Fords Pond, and the…

West Rutland Marsh in winter

I’ve shared my visits to West Rutland Marsh over the past few years and talked about how wonderful this location is, so unlike any other place I’ve found,…

Simple Clicks – Lackawanna Lake at dawn

I’m standing along the shore at the fishing area at the north end of Lackawanna Lake, facing west with the marsh, and the South Branch of Tunkhannock Creek,…

BRENT PENNINGTON Fog hangs low along the mountains that frame West Rutland Marsh, VT, on the morning of 15 June 2013.

A few more from WRM

West Rutland Marsh in the morning, an area the locals used to just call “the swamp” at a strange confluence of mountains, power lines, and old marble quarries….

BRENT PENNINGTON A Virginia Rail hunts along a reed bed in West Rutland Marsh, VT, on the morning of 15 June 2013.

Virginia Rails at WRM

West Rutland Marsh is my favorite birding site in Vermont and the first place I head with the camera when I’m there.  The mix of birds there is…

BRENT PENNINGTON Finally free of fog, morning graces West Rutland Marsh, VT, on the morning of 15 June 2013.

Simple Clicks – morning in the marsh

Morning in West Rutland Marsh, after some birding.  The locals used to just call this “the swamp” and nobody thought much about it.  But a lot has changed…

BRENT PENNINGTON Pines grow beyond the marsh on Lower Lake at Promised Land State Park on the morning of 27 May 2013.

Simple Clicks – pines on the edge of the marsh

Amid working with wildlife, I started shooting some landscapes from the kayak.  It’s difficult for several reasons: carrying & working with multiple lenses, trying to frame shots from…

BRENT PENNINGTON Reeds grow in the marsh at the north end of Lackawanna Lake on the morning of 26 May 2013.

Simple Clicks – Marsh Grass

“Sedges have edges and rushes are round.”  I think these were rushes, although it was a couple of weeks ago that I shot this, so I don’t remember…