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Posts Tagged "autumn"

Halloween Sunset

Posted by on Oct 15, 2017

Halloween Sunset

Can a sunset look like autumn or Halloween? I think so because I think this one does! Today’s cold front will finally make it feel a little more like the actual season for a bit. Be sure to try to enjoy some nature this week whether you go bird watching, for a hike, a stroll in the park, playing with the kids or the dog – something, anything, to help your health and well being in the great outdoors. Scott Kruitbosch Conservation & Outreach...

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The Art of Exploration

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017

The Art of Exploration

RTPI’s current exhibition, Neil Rizos: the Art of Exploration, showcases Rizos’ artistic talent and reflects his keen perception of the living world through a myriad of media including bronze sculptures, paintings, drawings, pastels, etchings, lithographs and woodcuts. “Pintails”, shown here, is just one of over 70 different pieces depicting various species of birds. Be sure to visit RTPI this fall to view this outstanding...

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Swimming Sparrow

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017

Swimming Sparrow

Sparrow diversity will be increasing by the day as we move through October and the temperature finally drops. You can expect to see more familiar faces soon after cold fronts bring cooperative winds. In the mean time we have plenty of the more abundant birds like this Savannah Sparrow utilizing the grasslands, feed plots, gardens, dirt patches, rocks, and waterways of Chautauqua County. Scott Kruitbosch Conservation & Outreach...

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Monarch Chrysalis

Posted by on Oct 7, 2017

Monarch Chrysalis

Let’s switch it up! I have been photographing plenty of butterflies on beautiful fall flowers recently, but this unexpected sight came thanks to the eye of Audubon Connecticut at Stratford Point Land Steward Stefan Martin. The Monarch chrysalis seen here was found yesterday despite the late date, and considering our weather conditions and the favorable location it should have enough time to emerge and head south with all the rest. Scott Kruitbosch Conservation & Outreach...

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Bonding while Bird-Banding

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017

Bonding while Bird-Banding

Artist Neil Rizos, shown here with RTPI President Twan Leenders, enjoyed participating in bird banding efforts at RTPI during his stay in Jamestown. Although Neil is no longer in our area, his art is still here! RTPI’s current exhibition, ‘Neil Rizos: the Art of Exploration’, showcases Rizos’ artistic talent and reflects his keen perception of the living world through a myriad of media. Have you been in to experience his amazing work...

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