SANDY HOOK NATURE MIRACLES, IN FALL MIGRATION TIME

Mary Wood and I, –who shared Bahrs beauty and savory food, by the water, in the previous blog post–, spent the rest of that November day, right up to sundown. surrounded by extraordinary beauty.  We birded among dunes, alongside shrubbery, on a boardwalk, near the hawk platform, below the Lighthouse, down shadowy lanes, ever alert for anything with wings.  But autumn took center stage.

Ultimately, ‘the gestalt’ of the day surpassed all avian happenings — a sojourn that ceaselessly glowed, no matter where we trekked.  Come WITH us:

spermaceti-cove-boardwalk-sandy-hook-november

Spermaceti Cove Boardwalk at Sandy Hook, facing west

salt-marsh-autumn-spermaceti-cove-sandy-hook-november-beauties

Glories of the Salt Marsh 

fox-tracks-sandy-hook-november

Perfection of Fox Tracks 

brant-fleeing-helicopters-sandy-hook-november

Newly Arrived Brant Fleeing Military Helicopters — a Major Disturbance!   

windsurfers-salt-pond-sandy-hook-november

November’s Windsurfers over Salt Pond 

 

windsurfers-on-the-bay-at-sandy-hook-november

THIS IS NEW JERSEY! – Windsurfers over Bay, looking North to Wall Street, The Battery  

poison-ivy-still-life-sandy-hook-november

Poison Ivy Perfection, November Afternoon 

sandy-hook-light-november-sky-sandy-hook-with-mary-jeanette-october-2104-009

Sandy Hook LIght, November Sky, –oldest continuously operating lighthouse in our country 

former-life-saving-station-sandy-hook-with-mary-jeanette-october-2104-003

Former Life-Saving Station, on Atlantic Ocean, Sandy Hook 

wild-grasses-boardwalk-north-beach-sandy-hook-with-mary-jeanette-october-2104-028

Wild Grasses of November, Sandy Hook 

scarlet-leaves-verrazanno-bridge-sandy-hook-with-mary-jeanette-october-2104-024

Sandy Hook Autumn Glow, Verrazano Bridge 

woodbine-abandoned-house-sandy-hook-with-mary-jeanette-october-2104-013

Woodbine Adornment, Abandoned Building of Sandy Hook 

weathered-fence-and-autumn-sandy-hook-with-mary-jeanette-october-2104-025

Weathered Fence Post at North Beach 

why-yellow-sandy-hook-with-mary-jeanette-october-2104-004

Why Yellow? 

last-sunflowers-of-summer-sandy-hook-with-mary-jeanette-october-2104-033

Season’s Finale 

sandy-signatures-officers-houses-sandy-hook-with-mary-jeanette-october-2104-007

What Stories These Walls Could Convey!

Advertisements