I’ve observed three pairs of sandhill cranes in the Belgrade Lakes area. These two adults are trailed by a juvenile in a marsh on the northern shore of Great Pond.
I recently spent a few days at Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge, where I watched these female snapping turtles laying their eggs in holes that they dig in sandy spots away from the water. I lied on my stomach to get an eye-to-eye perspective.
A red-winged blackbird preparing to land on a cattail.
Lunch time for this newly-hatched loon chick in Great Pond.
I spent a lot of time at the Viles Arboretum in Augusta this season, where I had the opportunity to photograph a variety of birds.
A great blue heron wrestles with lunch in Great Meadow Stream between North and Great Ponds in Maine’s Belgrade Lakes region.
A great blue heron photographed from my kayak on Pushaw Stream.
Seaweed and a group of snails on the Schoodic peninsula.
A lobster boat at sunset near Bass Harbor head on the southern tip of Mount Desert Island.
Sunrise below Otter Cliffs at Acadia National Park.