01/11/17 Pole Farm / Mercer Meadows

Posted: April 16, 2017 in Uncategorized

I discovered a new place and I love it. Mercer Meadows located in Lawrence Township, NJ. I went there trying to photograph the Short Eared Owls, but they came out when it was almost dark and at a distance too difficult for me to photograph. While I was waiting for the owls to appear at the Pole Farm area, the Northern Harriers were much more cooperative. This was a first for me and I was pretty excited. Several made passes quite close while hunting for food. It’s great to watch them hover over their potential prey.  These images were taken over four separate visits.

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  1. Thomas says:

    Excellent !!

  2. Great shots! Wondering if they are there all year, including summer?

  3. Just lovely, Ray — thank you for reminding me of gifts right around the corner from me! c

  4. Glenn says:

    Thank you for introducing me to this owl! Nicely done, Ray!

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