Autumn Has Arrived

Some early autumn colors at The Lake in Central Park today, Sunday Sept. 27, 2020.

Urban Wilderness

Nature in the middle of Manhattan at The Ravine in the north of Central Park
Chipmunk
Northern waterthrush
Grey Squirrel

An Autumn Stroll

Shakespeare Garden, Central Park
Shakespeare Garden, Central Park
Shakespeare Garden, Central Park
Shakespeare Garden, Central Park
Shakespeare Garden, Central Park

Yum!!

A chipmunk enjoys a delicious snack in the North Woods of Central Park.

Sails Ahoy

A tall ship on the calm waters of The Sailboat Pond in Central park. Aug. 30, 2020.

Socially Distant

Seen at Cedar Hill in Central Park, Tuesday Sept. 1, 2020.

Tranquility in Turbulent Times

A reflective moment in The Ravine of Central Park

A Long-Distance Traveler

A Black and White Warbler during a stop-over in the Ramble of Central Park on its long migratory flight to Central America.

Elegance

A Great Egret amid shimmering reflections at The Pond in Central Park

Life On A Smaller Scale

A dragonfly at Shakespeare Garden in Central Park

A Little Rain Keeps the People Away

Central Park was almost deserted after this morning’s rain; Aug. 19, 2020.

Feeding Time

A Hummingbird snacks on some nectar in Shakespeare Garden, Central Park; Monday Aug. 17, 2020.

The Joy of Puddles

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

An Incredible Lightness of Being

A moment of joy on the stairs at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

The Man In The Shadows

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

There Must Be A Fish In Here Somewhere

An Egret searching for a snack at The Pool in Central Park

A Manhattan Wetland

A marshy watering hole for the birds north of The Pond in Central Park

Shades of Green

The Great Hill in Central Park

Iridescent

An adult male Common Grackle in the Ramble of Central Park.

A Stroll in The Park

Seen on a rainy morning in Central Park today July 31, 2020.

Open Wide……….

A Sea Lion gets her teeth examined at the Central Park Zoo

A Fairy Queen Takes Flight

Seen at the Bethesda Archade in Central Park today July 25, 2020.

Au Naturel

No Mask, No Nothing; a bit of wildlife in the North Woods of Central Park

In the Shade of a Mighty Beech

A majestic European Cutleaf Beech tree on Cherry Hill in Central Park

Birds of a Different Feather

A variety of waterbirds on The Pond in Central Park including a Great Egret, A Blue Herron, Canada Geese, Mallard Ducks and some unidentified white ducks.

Free Food for Insects

The North Meadow Butterfly Gardens provide habitat for the more than 50 species of butterflies that pass through Central Park. There are four planting beds featuring two species of milkweed (essential to caterpillars and butterflies at all stages of life), and an array of colorful and fragrant plant life that supports moth, insect, and bird populations from spring through first frost.

An Elegant Arrival

A Great Egret came in for a landing today at The Pond in Central Park

The Gathering Storm

Dark clouds over a deserted Belvedere Castle in Central Park today, June 30, 2020.

Grass Among the Elms

Grass among the Elms

Tall grasses amid the American Elms along The Mall in Central Park.

Patience

Patience

A Black-Capped Night Heron waiting for a fish to swim by at The Pond in Central Park today June 1, 2020.

Not A Soul To Be Seen

Not A Soul To Be Seen

Bethesda Terrace Arcade, normally teeming with tourists.

The Rhododendrons of Bethesda

The Rhododendrons of Bethesda

Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, May 23, 2020.

Protective Parenting

Protective Parenting

Mr. and Mrs. Canada Goose with their two goslings on The Lake in Central Park.

Into the Woods

Into The Woods

A walk through Hallett Nature Sanctuary in Central Park, today May 15, 2020.

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The Road Ahead

The Path Ahead

Path through The Ramble near a boat landing at The Lake in Central Park, May 13, 2020.

Reflections on Calming Water

Reflections on Calming Water

The Conservatory Water a.k.a. The Sailboat Pond in Central Park today May 13, 2020.

Urban Nature

Urban Nature

Wisteria along the pergola at the Conservatory Garden in Central Park with a view of the Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center today May 12, 2020.

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

A lone guitar player who has continued to play during the Covid-19 Pause, at the far end of Bethesda Terrace today May 9, 2020.

Pause For The Redbuds

Pause For the Redbuds

A masked lady admires the Eastern Redbud blossoms in Carl Schurz Park today May 4, 2020.

A Rainy Ramble

A Rainy Ramble

A rainy morning walk through The Ramble in Central Park, May 1, 2020.

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Showing Off

Showing Off

Probably a Profusion Crabapple tree in its full glory along a winding path near West 96th St. in Central Park, April 29, 2020.

A Woodland Path

A Woodland Path

Delicate spring greens in the North Woods of Central Park today April 29, 2020.

Refreshing

Refreshing

Delicate ferns, bluebells and other wildflowers after some rain in The Ramble of Central Park, today April 27, 2020.

Under the Majestic Elms

Under the Majestic Elms

Along Fifth Avenue, April 23rd, 2020.

A Watchful Eye

A Watchful Eye

A mounted NYPD police officer keeps an eye on the Central Park visitors today April 25, 2020.

A Walk Along The Pond

A Walk Along The Pond

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Waiting for the Goslings

Waiting for the Goslings

Mother Goose sits patiently on her eggs while dad keeps watch on a rock along Turtle Pond in Central Park today April 23, 2020.

A Bird’s-eye View

A Bird's-eye View

The Falconer by George Blackall Simonds (1844-1929), high above the almost deserted 72nd street crosstown drive in Central Park today April 22, 2020.

Spring Greens

Spring Greens and a Red Umbrella

Seen at the Sailboat Pond in Central Park, April 18, 2020.

Dressed for Cherry Lane

Dressed for Cherry Lane

Color coordinated fashion under the cherry trees in Central Park today April 20, 2020.