Tag Archives: Eastern Point

Tidal Pools under Ice

Although I am really tired of ice, I thought these ice formations on the tidal pools were interesting.  It’s the first day of spring, so hopefully we won’t see any more of this until next winter.  Happy Spring! E.J. Lefavour

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Goldeneyes or Buffleheads?

I thought they were buffleheads when I first saw them, but they appeared a little too large and weren’t diving constantly the way buffleheads usually do.  They were way off shore, so the photos aren’t great.  I think they are … Continue reading

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Who sees Alvin?

He actually was really hard to photograph.  I could see him with my eyes, but when I looked through the camera’s viewfinder, he just disappeared in the tangle of branches, leaves and stuff.  I got the shot and then he … Continue reading

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Even Seals Have Frustrating Days

This big rolly polly seal was trying so hard to stay on his rock as the tide came in at Brace Cove.  Eventually the sea won and knocked him off. E.J. Lefavour

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Just a few more pretty Niles Pond shots

Can’t help but shoot whenever I am at Niles Pond.  Such a pretty spot. E.J. Lefavour

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Coming Home

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Polar Vortex or normal New England Winter?

I walked out to Eastern Point today and it felt downright balmy compared to yesterday’s biting wind and frigid windchill factor.  Today felt more like global warming than a polar vortex.  The iced rocks and frozen froth just looks like … Continue reading

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First Snowstorm of 2014: Snapshots From East Gloucester ~ What a Difference from AM to PM!

From earlier today, while the storm was still blowing ~ Benjamin Duckworth Building an Awesome Fort Super High Tide Don’t forget our feathered friends. I filled the bird feeders three times today! Mourning Dove White-breasted Nuthatch The sun started to break … Continue reading

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Niles Pond Winter

Niles Pond is beautiful in every season.  Because of the leaves being gone from the trees, the first shot of the pond with Brace rock behind was a perspective I had never seen before and looked strange to me, like … Continue reading

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Check out my first post for the Essex County Greenbelt!

Milkweed Patch at Eastern Point Lighthouse Rockporter Patricia Mandell, who helps the Essex County Greenbelt by volunteering for Mary Williamson, Director of Communications, suggested to Mary that perhaps Greenbelt would be interested in reblogging the posts that I write for … Continue reading

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How Many Do You See?

This was a large flock of unidentified birds flying out to sea past Eastern Point.  I counted 400, until I lost my place and didn’t want to go back and start over again.  Anyone with nothing better to do want … Continue reading

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Magnificent Eastern Point Fall Day

I can’t express how much I love living here.  Gloucester is just too beautiful for words.  So here are a few photos to make the point. E.J. Lefavour

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Something Strange Going On Here

I went for a walk with Brenda Malloy out beyond the Retreat House to the place we call “Evelyn’s Point”, where Evelyn Howe died.  During the walk we encountered some very strange things that neither of us had ever seen … Continue reading

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Fall on Niles Pond

Niles Pond is beautiful any time of year, but is particularly lovely in the fall with the swans gracing it. E.J. Lefavour

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New Addition to Boston Skyline?

I don’t know what this was – strange cloud formation, LNG tanker explosion, skyscrapers erected overnight in Quincy, a giant sea serpent – but it created a very different look to the horizon this morning from Eastern Point. E.J. Lefavour

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Bottoms Up!

E.J. Lefavour

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A Magnificent Fog Bow

This morning’s fog was incredibly beautiful, but the most magical scene was a complete fog bow I encountered walking over to Eastern Point.  I have seen hints of them before – the start or end of one, but never a complete and … Continue reading

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