More photos from Pittsburg, N.H., trip

Photo by Chris Bosak Beaver in Pittsburg, N.H., summer 2017.

Photo by Chris Bosak
Beaver in Pittsburg, N.H., summer 2017.

Here are some more photos from my recent trip up north to Pittsburg, N.H. Admitted some shots aren’t great, but I didn’t have as much time to photograph wildlife as I would have liked — remember from the last bird column, I had two 14-year-old boys to keep an eye on, too.

The moose shot is particularly bad, but the moose population is having a tough time of it in New England, so I didn’t want to do anything to chase it off and potentially put it in danger.

Here are the shots. Always fun to visit the Great North Woods.

Gray Jay in Pittsburg, N.H., summer 2017.

Gray Jay in Pittsburg, N.H., summer 2017.

Photo by Chris Bosak Immature Gray Jay in Pittsburg, N.H., summer 2017.

Photo by Chris Bosak
Immature Gray Jay in Pittsburg, N.H., summer 2017.

Photo by Chris Bosak Lady's slipper flower in Pittsburg, N.H., summer 2017.

Photo by Chris Bosak
Lady’s slipper flower in Pittsburg, N.H., summer 2017.

Moose in Pittsburg, N.H.

Moose in Pittsburg, N.H.

A couple rodents I met along the way

Photo by Chris Bosak A beaver swims in a pond in Ridgefield, Conn., spring 2016.

Photo by Chris Bosak
A beaver swims in a pond in Ridgefield, Conn., spring 2016.

I’m always on the lookout for birds, of course, but nature of all sorts thrill me. The moose, for instance, is my favorite sighting — hands down. So I’m looking for “other things” too when I’m out there birdwatching.

Here are a couple rodents I saw during some recent birdwatching outings. The word “rodent” has such a bad connotation, but these two rodents are pretty Continue reading