Birds

Judith Secco - Jay Feather

Judith Secco - Jay Feather

Photograph, 12 x 12 , Framed, $200 : The patterns in these found feathers made me want to take them home and photograph them. Another example of nature’s wonders.

Nancy Higgins - Feathering Heights

Nancy Higgins - Feathering Heights

8 x 10, $75. As I walked at The Great Swamp state land on Cornwall Hill Rd. in Patterson, N.Y., I loved seeing all the birdhouses so kindly setup for our feathered friends. How thoughtful!

Dawn O’Creene - Baby Swallows "The Tease"

Dawn O’Creene - Baby Swallows "The Tease"

Photograph, 10 x 8, photo, 14 x 11, Framed, $90 : Baby Swallows - I watched the parents swoop in and feed their babies for awhile. But then I saw a wasp fly around the nest and every time it got close enough, the babies would all gape and get excited! The wasp merely dangled above them and was never caught (at least that day).

Barbara Soares - BirdTalk #1

Barbara Soares - BirdTalk #1

Archival photo on Metal, 9 x 12, $175 : If these birds can talk, What are they saying? What do you see? What are you hearing? If these birds could talk, Is it only me? That sees engagement, connection, an inquisitive glance? If these birds could talk, What would it be? 'I can fly and sing beauty, wouldn't you want to be me?' If these birds could talk.

Barbara Soares- BirdTalk #2

Barbara Soares- BirdTalk #2

Archival photo on Metal, 9 x 12, $175 : If these birds can talk, What are they saying? What do you see? What are you hearing? If these birds could talk, Is it only me? That sees engagement, connection, an inquisitive glance? If these birds could talk, What would it be? 'I can fly and sing beauty, wouldn't you want to be me?' If these birds could talk.

Barbara Soares- BirdTalk #3

Barbara Soares- BirdTalk #3

Archival photo on Metal, 9 x 12, $175 : If these birds can talk, What are they saying? What do you see? What are you hearing? If these birds could talk, Is it only me? That sees engagement, connection, an inquisitive glance? If these birds could talk, What would it be? 'I can fly and sing beauty, wouldn't you want to be me?' If these birds could talk.

Paul Kmiotek - Bluebird

Paul Kmiotek - Bluebird

Pen & Ink, 6 x 5, Framed, $100 : My family and I often take hikes through the woods and fields around the Great Hollow and surrounding areas. It’s always exciting to spot wildlife along the trails, and naturally the most abundant sightings are birds. Occasionally, I’ll take a few good photos of the birds, and those become the basis for some of my drawings. I feel fortunate to live in an area where there is such an abundance of excellent artistic subjects.

Don Turner - Eastern Bluebird

Don Turner - Eastern Bluebird

Photograph, 8 x 10, matted to 11 x 14, include backing board, unframed $50 : An Eastern Bluebird in a pussy willow bush in March of this year.

Dawn O’Creene -Bluebird - “Hope”

Dawn O’Creene -Bluebird - “Hope”

Photograph, 8 x 10 photo, 11 x 14 framed, $90 : In all of the recent Corona-chaos, Spring still happens. And it’s still beautiful.

Cindy O'Connor  - Bird Love

Cindy O'Connor - Bird Love

Bird Love in the Time of Social Distancing - Photograph 10 x 16 $55 print $165 framed Our yard is a haven for so many bird species. They provide so much enjoyment, I often watch them for long stretches of time, studying their behavior. The flirting, and the playing begin early in spring… but these two surely got the memo!

Rose Schwartz - Pair of Waxlings

Rose Schwartz - Pair of Waxlings

Photograph, 8 x 10, Unframed, $40 : The waxwing birds are flock birds. It so happened these two decided to rest together on the same branch in New Milford, CT.

Anna Miskiv - In The Forest

Anna Miskiv - In The Forest

Ink, Watercolor & Collage on Paper, 22 x 18, Framed, $250 : I spotted this beauty singing on a branch while walking in Great Hollow and it inspired me to create this artwork.

Susan Rostenberg - Tree Swallows

Susan Rostenberg - Tree Swallows

Tree Swallow Spring Love Affair - Photograph, 11 x 14 matted, $50 : Nesting Pair of Tree Swallows.

Dennis Larkin - Indigo Bunting

Dennis Larkin - Indigo Bunting

Photograph,10 x 8 print, $50. A male Indigo Bunting on rose bush.

Dennis Larkin  - Catbird

Dennis Larkin - Catbird

Photograph,10 x 8 print, $50. Catbird searching for a meal.

Linda McMillan - Cranberry  Season

Linda McMillan - Cranberry Season

Photograph, 10 x 9, Framed, $200 : These birds were photographed at different times and represent the joy I have in capturing these lovelies whenever I can. To watch their fluttering movement is like watching a dance.

Dawn O’Creene -  Grackle

Dawn O’Creene - Grackle

Grackle - “Mr. Dapper”, Photograph, 8 x 10 photo, 11 x14 Framed, $90 : Usually when people think of grackles, the words “loud”, “aggressive”, “swarm” and my “bird feeder “ come to mind. Whatever side of the fence you are on, be it Pro or Anti, grackles will give a red carpet plumage like no other.

Fran Yodice - Dawn Arrival

Fran Yodice - Dawn Arrival

Acrylic, 21 x 25, Framed, $475 - A pair of Mallards preparing to land in a small pond.

Lu Li - 	Shielding Splash

Lu Li - Shielding Splash

Photograph, 8 x 12, print, $80 : I happened to catch this wood duck just as he landed after jumping off a nearby rock. I love the pearls of the surrounding splash and it’s almost perfect reflection appearing like a celebratory greeting: welcome to the delicious water!

Lu Li - Two Men Talking

Lu Li - Two Men Talking

Photograph, 8 x 12, print, $80 : I photographed this meeting as the sun gave them a warm glow. They remind me of a couple of men who have met for coffee every day for several decades. They look each other in the eye and speak from the heart, their heads tilted with understanding.

Doreen OConnor  - Queen of the Swamp

Doreen OConnor - Queen of the Swamp

Acrylic on Panel, 10 x 12, Unframed, $400 : When I cross the bridge on the road below Great Hollow I always look for herons in the swamp. This time I had to make up the scene due to the COVID shut down.

Linda McMillan - Old Friends

Linda McMillan - Old Friends

Photograph, 8 x 12 , print, $80 : Old Friends. I was sitting quietly watching the heron go about finding its meal when suddenly the turtle came along and they stayed together quietly for awhile, like two old friends.

Linda McMillan - Hunter

Linda McMillan - Hunter

Photograph, 7 x 10, Framed, $170 : There is a distinct pleasure in watching wildlife and birds as they go about their day. The heron's gaze was so intense as it looked at the murky water trying to find lunch.

Paul Kmiotek - White-throated Sparrow

Paul Kmiotek - White-throated Sparrow

Pen & Ink, 6 x 5, Framed, $100 : My family and I often take hikes through the woods and fields around the Great Hollow and surrounding areas. It’s always exciting to spot wildlife along the trails, and naturally the most abundant sightings are birds. Occasionally, I’ll take a few good photos of the birds, and those become the basis for some of my drawings. I feel fortunate to live in an area where there is such an abundance of excellent artistic subjects.

Peter Rostenberg -  Blending

Peter Rostenberg - Blending

Photograph, 11 x1 4 , Matted, $50 : Blending in with Nature - Song Sparrow

Adele Moros - September Song

Adele Moros - September Song

Alcohol Ink on Yupo, 10 x 10, Framed, $120 : I am always lifted by the calls of our native birds. Sometimes we have to really search for the performers.

Paul Kmiotek - House Finch

Paul Kmiotek - House Finch

Pen & Ink, 6 x 5, Framed, $100 : My family and I often take hikes through the woods and fields around the Great Hollow and surrounding areas. It’s always exciting to spot wildlife along the trails, and naturally the most abundant sightings are birds. Occasionally, I’ll take a few good photos of the birds, and those become the basis for some of my drawings. I feel fortunate to live in an area where there is such an abundance of excellent artistic subjects.

Susan Rostenberg - Chickadee

Susan Rostenberg - Chickadee

Chickadee - The Take Off ! Photograph, 11 x 14, Matted, $50 : Chickadee in Flight.

Peter Rostenberg - Nature's Wonders

Peter Rostenberg - Nature's Wonders

Photograph, 11 x 14, Matted, $50 - Red-Bellied Woodpecker on “Fist” Rock.

Linda McMillan - Caught in the Act

Linda McMillan - Caught in the Act

Photograph, 8 x 7, Framed, $150 : I wanted to really isolate the beauty of this bird - the rich pattern and bold colors were so striking!

Peter Rostenberg - Ravishing Bird

Peter Rostenberg - Ravishing Bird

Ravishing Redbelly -Photograph, 11 x 14, Matted, $50 : Red-Bellied Woodpecker

Barbara Soares - BirdTalk #4

Barbara Soares - BirdTalk #4

Raven - Archival photo on Metal, 9 x 12, $175 : "If these birds can talk, What are they saying? What do you see? What are you hearing? If these birds could talk, Is it only me? That sees engagement, connection, an inquisitive glance? If these birds could talk, What would it be? 'I can fly and sing beauty, wouldn't you want to be me?' If these birds could talk.

Susan Rostenberg - Mama Cardinal

Susan Rostenberg - Mama Cardinal

Female Cardinal On Ginkgo Biloba Tree -Photograph, 11 x 14, Matted, $50 : A vibrant Female Cardinal Sitting on a “Troll” Ginkgo Biloba Tree, searching for her spring nesting site.

Dennis Larkin  -  Male Cardinal

Dennis Larkin - Male Cardinal

Photograph, 8 x 10, print, $50. Portrait of a male Cardinal.

Don Turner - Male Cardinal

Don Turner - Male Cardinal

Photograph, 8 x 10, Matted to 11 x 14, include backing board, unframed $50 : A male Cardinal in February 2020.

Amy Grinder - Hey There

Amy Grinder - Hey There

Photograph, 14 x 11, print, $60 : This owl expressed how I was feeling when I took this picture. It was a cold, windy day and lots going on in the world. I had to stop to admire this beautiful guy saying Hey There.

Rose Schwartz - Barred Owl

Rose Schwartz - Barred Owl

Photograph, 10 x 8 , Unframed, $40 : This barred owl was hoping to get an easy meal by fishing out of our koi pond in New Milford. She and her mate were coming every day to roost on this tree that looked over the pond.

Don Turner - Barred Owl

Don Turner - Barred Owl

Photograph, 8 x 10, Matted to 11 x 14, include backing board, Unframed $50 : Last year, this Barred Owl in woods behind my house became used to seeing me around, and soon pretty much ignored me.

Don Turner - Red-shouldered Hawk

Don Turner - Red-shouldered Hawk

Photograph, 8 x 10, Matted to 11 x 14, include backing board, Unframed, $50 : This Red-shouldered Hawk was gathering sticks & pieces of bark in an oak tree, for a nest being built nearby in a stand of evergreen trees.

Jeff Ginsburg - You Kid Me Not

Jeff Ginsburg - You Kid Me Not

You Kid Me Not - Osprey - Photograph, 8 x 12, print, $80 : Because his eyes appear closer together than most other birds, the intensity of its gaze catches me by surprise. Its searing focus is as if it was just informed of some interesting discovery or simply just noticed a scurrying rodent.

Dawn O’Creene - Osprey - “Lift Off“

Dawn O’Creene - Osprey - “Lift Off“

Photograph, 8 x 10 , print, 11 x 14, Framed, $90 : Osprey are an exciting visitor to the swamp. They can be thought of as fish hawks but they certainly aren’t thought of as tolerant of photographers.

Jeff Ginsburg - Silhouette Osprey

Jeff Ginsburg - Silhouette Osprey

Photograph, 8 x 12, print, $80 : About to fly away with its fish, this osprey was captured in silhouette giving me a sense of urgency with its asymmetrical wings and dive bomber angle. This image is a stark reminder that it is a hunter, dominating the sky.

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Linda T. Hubbard - Photographer

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