|Sunrise at Plum Island|
After sunrise, we traveled down through Parker River National Wildlife Sanctuary all the way to the very end, which is Sandy Point State Reservation. We stopped at different locations for landscape photography. We did see a Snowy Owl and Bald Eagles in flight.
|Boardwalk at Parker River|
|Sand Abstracts on the Dunes|
|Colored Rock at Sandy Point|
Continuing along route 1A, we searched Hampton State Park, looking for snowy owls, but there were none so we continued up to Rye State Park. At Rye there was a snowy owl present on a log that was on the rocks and was very comfortable with people in front of it and behind it. After photographing it for around the half-hour or more, the snowy owl defecated and then flew off into the wind right at us, my problem was that I lost focus in the flight shots were blurry. Going back to the parking lot, the snowy owl was perched on an electric pole and allowed a lot more photography.
|Snowy Owl Preparing to Fly|
|Snowy Owl on Electric Post|
John has two more plum island-right New Hampshire tours scheduled for January 17 and January 31. You can contact John at http://www.sphotography.com/new-england-one-day-photo-tours-and-workshops/
Also, he has a number of other day trips scheduled plus a number of longer workshops, including one to Downeast Maine that I co-lead with John.