Category Archives: jamaica bay

Salt Marsh Nature Center

Marine Park, Brooklyn When I was a kid this was a dumping ground for abandoned cars and boats…..some parts of New York City do get better. Advertisements

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Jamaica Bay; the birds and the butterflies

An early autumn afternoon around the less landscaped and less visited east pond of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. A young Great Blue Heron let me get very near (about 20′, don’t have a telephoto) and then flashed me… did … Continue reading

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Jamaica Bay Cruise

Leaving the dock;  a common tern and a black-crowned night heron   Gulls under the Cross Bay Bridge The formerly inhabited Ruffle Bar Island, now a bird sanctuary                                             Houses on stilts in Rockaway The subway bridge swings open Fishing … Continue reading

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geese at sunset

geese at sunset, a photo by dppuchol on Flickr.

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eastern comma butterfly

eastern comma butterfly, a photo by dppuchol on Flickr.

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Photo of the Day; around the bay

Marine Parkway / Gil Hodges Bridge from Riis Landing Kayak lessons in Roxbury old Coast Guard Station Riis Landing Ruffle Bar island and Manhattan skyline from Jamaica Bay

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