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BRENT PENNINGTON A female Ruby-throated Hummingbird feeds from flowers in Paul Sevensky's garden on the afternoon of 22 July 2015.

Simple Clicks – Hummingbirds

Just a couple of shots of a female Ruby-throated Hummingbird we spotted in Paul’s garden last week.  We were following up on our epic afternoon of hawk-watching and…

BRENT PENNINGTON A Great Blue Heron perches in a tree above Fords Pond on the morning of 12 July 2015.

Simple Clicks – portraits of John

It’s been a good summer for John the Heron – I’ve seen him, and his relatives, all over the place.  And especially up at Fords Pond, where on…

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…

BRENT PENNINGTON Duckweed coats the surface of Fords Pond in the far northern bay on the morning of 12 July 2015.

Simple Clicks – duckweed

Duckweed.  It’s a generic term that covers a wide range of free-floating aquatic plants that appear midsummer to blanket the surface of still waters, forming a rippling green mat…

BRENT PENNINGTON A full golden moon rises in the east, as seen from atop the Connell Garage in downtown Scranton following First Friday on the evening of 03 July 2015.

Simple Clicks – moonrise

We lingered atop the garage after Friday night’s fireworks, waiting for the traffic to clear from the square below.  It wasn’t long after the man-made display that nature…

BRENT PENNINGTON A dragonfly fresh from it's nymph stage clings to a reed next to it's shed exoskeleton. Kent Pond, Killington, VT, on the morning of 12 June 2015.

Simple Clicks – brand new dragonflies

I found these guys at the start of my kayak visit to Kent Pond in Vermont.  At first I wasn’t sure what I was looking at, as a…

BRENT PENNINGTON Kayaking on Kent Pond in Killington, VT, on the morning of 12 June 2015.

Simple Clicks – Kent Pond

When you reach the back of Kent Pond by water, the far northern northern cove, you find the outflow dam and, as you approach it, the water forms…

BRENT PENNINGTON Kayaking at the Chittenden Reservoir on the afternoon of 14 June 2015.

Simple Clicks – noodling around the reservoir

My final time on the water in Vermont wasn’t a photographic expedition; I only took the P&S.  It was a trip out to the Chittenden Reservoir, our perennial…

Simple Clicks – spring wildflowers

Okay, I’ll admit it – sometimes I take flower photos.  The internet may be filled with them, but now and then nature puts on a display that I…

BRENT PENNINGTON A female Baltimore Oriole carries nesting materials in her beak at Sapsucker Woods, part of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, in Ithaca, NY, on the morning of 21 May 2015.

Simple Clicks – Baltimore Oriole

A few more from my visit to Sapsucker Woods last weekend.  There’s no doubt that nesting season is here – the Yellow Warbler and Rose-breasted Grosbeak in my…

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

Just a few beach views, in both color and black & white. Related Posts:Simple Clicks – beach timeSimple Clicks – Assateague DunesSimple Clicks – sunrise panoramaSimple Clicks –…

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…