Postcard from New York

Classic wintry view of The Lake in Central Park, Jan. 7, 2022.

Winter Has Begun

The first sledding event of the season at Cedar Hill, a.k.a. “Dog Hill” in Central Park, Jan.7, 2022.

Urban Nature

A rustic stream towards Balcony Bridge in Central Park with the Midtown towers in the hazy distance, Dec. 17, 2021.

The Colors of Early Winter

Turtle Pond in Central Park, Dec. 15, 2021.

Fallen Leaves

The Ramble of Central Park, Dec. 10, 2019.

A Sunny Seat

A bench amid autumn leaves near Oak Bridge in Central Park, Dec. 1, 2021.

A Ramble along The Ravine

The Loch Walking Path along The Ravine of Central Park, Nov. 30, 2021

Late Autumn Light

Remnants of color at The Pool in Central Park; Nov. 29, 2021.

The Maple and the Sweetgum

A beauty contest between glorious red maple tree and a golden American Sweetgum tree at The Great Lawn in Central Park; Nov. 22, 2021

Find the Squirrel

Under the Cherry trees west of The Reservoir in Central Park, Nov. 22, 2021.

Summer in November

Autumn colors on a warm November day with temperatures of 70℉ (20℃), Central Park, Nov. 18, 2021.

A Walk Through Gold

At Cedar Hill, a.k.a. Dog Hill in Central Park
West of the Sailboat Pond in Central Park
At Center Drive in Central Park
At Bethesda Terrace in Central Park
At The Lake in Central Park
The Ramble in Central Park
At The Great Lawn in Central Park
At the Pinetum East in Central Park

Reflections at the Loch

The Ravine in Central Park on this beautiful crisp Autumn day, Nov. 16, 2021.

Autumn in Central Park Continued

The Ramble in Central Park
The Ramble in Central Park
Maple tree near the Bandshell in Central Park
A woodland path along The Lake in Central Park
Gapstow Bridge at The Pond in Central Park
Autumn colors along The Pond in Central Park
Gapstow Bridge at The Pond in Central Park
The Lake’s upper lobe seen from Oak Bridge in Central Park
Turtle Pond in Central Park

An Autumn Ramble

The Ramble in Central Park, Nov. 11, 2021.
The Ramble in Central Park, Nov. 11, 2021.
The Ramble in Central Park, Nov. 11, 2021.
The Ramble in Central Park, Nov. 11, 2021.
The Ramble in Central Park, Nov. 11, 2021.
The Ramble in Central Park, Nov. 11, 2021.
The Ramble in Central Park, Nov. 11, 2021.
The Ramble in Central Park, Nov. 11, 2021.

Autumn In New York

Tourists enjoying the colors at The Lake in Central Park.

Autumn Reflections

The Pool in Central Park, Nov. 9, 2021.

A Walk Into Gold

Central Park ar North Meadow, Nov. 1, 2021.

Breathe Deeply

Crisp October light in the North Woods of Central Park; Nov. 5, 2021.

Ducks on an Autumn Lake

A group of ducks including a Green-Winged Teal (the little one), a Gadwall and 4 Mallards in The Pool in Central Park.

The Model

Central Park at The Lake near Bow Bridge; Nov. 2, 2021.

The Migrating Little Kinglet

A Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) at The Ravine in Central Park today Nov. 1, 2021.

The Busy Little Drone Fly

A European Drone Fly (Eristalis arbustorum) on a Chrysanthemum flower at The Conservancy Garden in Central Park

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Autumn

Central Park at North Meadow today Oct. 29, 2021.

Still Hard At Work

A Common Eastern Bumble Bee (Bombus impatiens) working over some of the final blossoms of the season; Central Park, Oct. 27, 2021.

Traveling South

A Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) winding her way back to Central America for the winter; Central Park Oct. 27, 2021.

Let The Show Begin

The first autumn colors at The Pool in Central Park, Oct. 25, 2021.

Magestic

Autumn light is shining through one of the largest and last remaining stands of American Elm trees in North America along The Mall in Central Park, Oct. 21, 2021.

Late Bloomer

Red-banded Hairstreak (Calycopis cecrops) enjoying a late-blooming rose in Shakespeare Garden; Central Park Oct. 19, 2021.

A Moment of Mindfulness

Quiet time at The Pool in Central Park as Autumn colors are starting to appear; Oct. 15, 2021.

On The Lookout

Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) scanning the area at the Pinetum in Central Park

The Little Marsh Fly

Narrow-headed Marsh Fly (Helophilus fasciatus) on American Asters along the Bridle Path at West 72nd st. in Central Park

A Lady on Snakeroot

An American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis) on White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima) at the Dene in Central Park, Sept. 21, 2021.

Feeding on Goldenrod

A Blue-winged Scoliid Wasp (Scolia dubia) in Central Park

Like a Jewel

A Bicolored Striped Sweat Bee (Agapostemon virescens) on Blue Mistflower (Conoclinium coelestinum) near North Meadow in Central Park today, Sept. 15, 2021.

A Tiny Butterfly

Eastern Tailed-Blue (Cupido comyntas) on white clover at The Reservoir in Central Park, Sept. 13, 2021.

The Little Skipper

A Silver-spotted Skipper on Purpletop Vervain at the Conservatory Garden in Central Park today Sept. 6, 2021.

The Deluge

Central Park Lake got a little bigger overnight and swallowed-up Bethesda Terrace ctsy. super-storm Ida; Sept. 2, 2021.

A Little Fly on a Thistle

An Eastern Calligrapher (Toxomerus geminatus) on a thistle in Central Park, Aug. 25, 2021.

A Complicated Business

A pair of Gold-marked Thread-waisted Wasps (Eremnophila aureonotata) in amorous embrace; Central Park, Aug.25, 2021.

The Little Green Bee

A Silky Striped Sweat Bee (Agapostemon sericeus) hard at work on a Woodland Sunflower; Central Park, Aug. 14, 2021.

A WARNING…….

……to those people who ride their bike on the sidewalk… ; East 59th St.; Aug. 20, 2021.

A Little Fly on a Shaggy Soldier

A Margined Calligrapher fly (Toxomerus marginatus) on a Shaggy Soldier flower (Galinsoga quadriradiata) in Central Park, Aug. 3, 2021.

Ephemeral

A member of the Stream Mayflies (Heptageniidae), a very short-lived insect, in Central Park, Aug. 3, 2021.

Color Coordinated

A Great Golden Digger Wasp (Sphex ichneumoneus) on Butterfly Milkweed in Central Park, Aug.11, 2021

A Cute Little Fella

A Zabulon Skipper (Lon zabulon) in Central Park, Aug. 11, 2021.

The Industrious Fly

A Transverse-banded Flower Fly (Eristalis transversa) busily checking out each part of the flower; Central Park, Aug. 14, 2021.

Summer Beauties

The Japanese Anemones (Eriocapitella japonica) are in full bloom in Central Park; Aug. 14, 2021.

Aptly Named

A well-camouflaged Peacock Fly (Callopistromyia annulipes) proudly displays his striking picture wings as he struts around on a stone ledge in Central Park, Aug. 2, 2021.

Elegance

A Spicebush Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio troilus) on Fall Phlox flowers in Central Park, Aug. 9, 2021.