Tag Archives: Niles Pond

Waiting for the Ice to Melt on Niles Pond

GMG FOB Sue Ann Pearson from Kettle Cove Studios in Magnolia submits her lovely painting, along with a sweet note to Joey ~ A big thank you to Kim Smith for all of her lovely nature photos. Here is a painting … Continue reading

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Sing Your Heart Out Fella!

Male Red-Winged Blackbird Although Red-winged Blackbirds are spied around Niles Pond during the winter months, spring brings flocks, and the males are an especially welcome sight chortling atop the pussy willow branches along the water’s edge. Red-winged Blackbirds are one of North … Continue reading

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Niles Pond as the ice is melting

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Anone know what kind of nest this is?

Saw this over at Niles Pond on Sunday.

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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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Horse Legs Birch Trees

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Birds of Cape Ann: The Majestic Mute Swan

The extraordinarily powerful wings and torso of the Mute Swan ~ click to view larger The above photo is a lucky capture as I was actually filming the Gadwalls behind the swan. When the swan began to lift out of … Continue reading

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Pick up game at Niles Pond

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While filming along the berm between Niles Pond and Brace Cove at 11:30 today, my dog Rosie had a near death experience. I was crouched down on a lower rock and Rosie was sitting on the rock above me waiting … 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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Reflections at Brace Cove and Niles Pond

Our plane was delayed 7 hours en route to Cincinnati for Christmas. Fortunately, we were able to stay in contact with the airline from home. My daughter Liv and I went for a walk along the berm dividing Brace Cove … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

E.J. Lefavour

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Serene Niles Pond on a early November afternoon

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Where Do Swans Go in Winter?

A reader emailed inquiring as to where do the Niles Pond swans go during the winter months. The Niles Pond swans are Mute Swans (Cygnus olor) and they are neither mute nor migratory. They do not fly south in the … Continue reading

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Autumn on Niles Pond

Female Mallard Duck Niles Pond Red-roof Cottage ~ Foggy Morning Niles Pond Asters and Brambles Niles Pond Niles Pond Cat-tails

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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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Bottoms Up!

E.J. Lefavour

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