Morning Blues

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
33495/3361 sec. / ISO 4000
Nearest Area
Jones Beach
Merrick, NY
Brief Directions
Meadowbrook Pkway South to West End II.
After years of photographing these birds, it is evident that the same birds make their way south to the same beaches year after year. Making use of this well maintained state park along the shores of Long Island, NY and keeping a tradition of wintering here in New York and continuing to pass down this important refuge to the next generation of birds.
After years of migrations to New York, the Snowy Owls of Long Island still carry on the tradition of flying south for the winter. Every few years, new youngsters are shown the way to this safe haven beach by their parent birds who continue to use flyways that have proven to give these raptors the chance of an easier life during the cold, harsh, and dark winter months of the arctic.
Date Added
June 28, 2019
Date Taken
January 26, 2019