Urban Nature

Urban Trees

City trees are slowly taking on their Autumn colors as seen here from the top floor of the Asia Society building at 70th Street, New York City.

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Hi, Got any Peanuts?

Hi, Got any Peanuts?

The ubiquitous Grey Squirrel in Central Park.

Into The Woods

Into The Woods in Manhattan

The Loch in the North Woods of Central Park, Oct. 12, 2018.

On A New York Stop-Over

On A New York Stop-Over

A Northern Parula Warbler on it’s migration to Latin America, in the Ramble of Central Park, Oct. 10, 2018.

Shadows on The Great Hill

Shadows on The Great Hill

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The Runner

The Runner

Late afternoon fitness on the Bridle Path in Central Park today Oct. 10, 2018, World Mental Health Day.

Twin Towers and Double Dachshunds

Twin Towers and Double Dachshunde

Man with two Dachshunds in Central Park.

Picnic Under The Willow Tree

Picnic Under The Willow Tree

Seen at Turtle Pond in Central Park Oct. 5, 2018.

Black Swallowtail

A Black Swallowtail in Autumn

A Black Swallowtail butterfly (Papillo Polyxenes) near North Meadow in Central Park today Oct. 1, 2018.

Looming in the Mist

Looming in the Mist

Mid-Manhattan skyscrapers looming up in the mist over The South Gatehouse at the Reservoir in Central Park today Sept. 28, 2018.

On a Rambling Path

On a Rambling Path

Fresh greens after a day of rain in The Ramble of Central Park, Sept. 26, 2018.

Cardinalis cardinalis

Cardinalis cardinalis

Northern Cardinal in the North Woods of Central Park, Sept. 19, 2018.

Measured Fitness

A Measured Run

Running and measuring on the Bridle Path around the Reservoir in Central Park.

Florence is Coming to New York

Florence is Coming to New York

The remnants of hurricane Florence are entering New York City; seen this afternoon Sept. 17, 2018 at the Great Lawn in Central Park.

At the End of the Tunnel

At the End of the Tunnel

Seen at Springbanks Arch in Central Park today Sept. 14, 2018.

Shrouded

Shrouded

Seen at the Central Park Reservoir today Sept. 11, 2018.

A Royal Lunch

A Royal Lunch

Feeding time for a Monarch butterfly at the butterfly garden near North Meadow in Central Park.

A King of Butterflies

A King of Butterflies

Monarch butterfly at North Meadow in Central Park.

Central Park Rocks

Central Park Rocks

Bridle Path and rock formation south-west of the Heckscher Ball-fields in Central Park

A Hot Day in Monochrome

A Hot Day in Monochrome

All is hot and quiet at the Great Lawn in Central Park today Sept. 5, 2018.

Nature’s Art

Nature's Art

Detail of a Taro leaf (Colocasia Esculenta) aka “elephant’s ear” at the New York Botanical Garden

A Cute Little Insect

A Cute Little Insect

A Dragonfly at the New York Botanical Garden today Aug. 31st, 2018.

Music for Two

Music for Two

Sharing some music at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

Tourists on the Rocks

Tourists on the Rocks

The rocky outcropping of the Hernshead in Central Park is a popular habitat for various species of tourists, especially on a hot day like today Aug. 29, 2018, with a heat index of 106℉ (41℃).

Friday Afternoon in the Park

Friday Afternoon in The Park

Late afternoon light at the Sailboat Pond in Central Park today Aug. 24, 2018.

Light at the End of the Arcade

Light at the End of the Arcade

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park today Aug. 23rd, 2018.

On Alert

On Alert

A Great Blue Heron at The Pool in Central Park today Aug. 22, 2018.

The Putti of Bethesda

The Putti of Bethesda

Detail of Bethesda Fountain in Central Park

Stormy Skies

Stormy Skies

The Lake in Central Park with a view of the San Remo apartment towers.

Sails Ahoy

Sails Ahoy

The Central Park Conservatory Water aka Sailboat Pond.

A Moment of Romance

A Moment of Romance

On a rock along The Lake in Central Park today Aug. 9, 2018.

A Moment of Green

A Moment of Green

A very green Lawn at West 86th street in Central Park with a view of the twin towers of the El Dorado apartment building, today July 31, 2018.

They’ve Got Rhythm

They've Got Rhythm

At the Sunday session of the NYC Central Park Drumming Circle, July 29, 2018.

The Happy Drummer

The Happy Drummer

At the Sunday Session of the NYC Central Park Drumming Circle, July 29, 2018.

Hey!! They are Eating my Lunch!

Hey!! They are Eating my Lunch!

Seen in Central Park.

An Early Riser

An Early Riser

This racoon, a nocturnal animal who is supposed to snooze until dusk, got up early to snack on a New York pretzel in Central Park this afternoon, July 6, 2018.

The Smokin’ Drummer

The Smokin' Drummer

Drummers in Central Park, June 9, 2018.

Each In Their Own World

Each In Their Own World

A Moment at the Sailboat Pond in Central Park today June 9, 2018.

Into the Woods of Manhattan

Into the Woods of Manhattan

The Ramble in Central Park, May 28, 2018.

A Moment At The Lake

A Moment At The Lake

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park today May 14, 2018.

Abstract Art in Nature

Abstract Art in Nature

Seen in Central Park today May 2, 2018.

Dressed for Color

Dressed for Color

Cherry blossoms west of the Reservoir in Central Park today May 1, 2018.

A Rainy Day in April

A Rainy Day in April

The Lake in Central Park

Spring Love

Spring Love

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park. April 27, 2018.

Lake Reflections

Lake Reflections

The Lake in Central Park, April 27, 2018.

Spring Greens at The Lake

Spring Greens at The Lake

View of The Lake and Bethesda Terrace seen from the Ramble in Central Park, April 27, 2018.

A Coffee Klatsch under the Cherries

A Coffee Klatsch under the Cherries

Cherry Hill in Central Park today April 26, 2018.

Spring Colors

Colors of Spring

Blossoms at the East Drive in Central Park today April 24, 2018.

Pilgrim In The Pink

Pilgrim In The Pink

Pink Cherry blossoms on Pilgrim Hill in Central Park today April 23, 2018. Sculpted by John Quincy Adams Ward, The Pilgrim was gifted to Central Park by the New England Society in 1885.

Of Cellphones and Blossoms

Of Cellphones and Blossoms

Focused on their cellphones under a canopy of blossoms in Central Park, today April 21, 2018.