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Ghost Run 2022
Jigsaw Puzzles
Kaleidoscope Captures

Kaleidoscopes 2017
Forked Fungus Beetles
Eulophis parasitoids

Lady's Slippers
Great Egret
Great Blue Heron
Green Heron

Yellow Warblers
Tree Swallows
United Distillers
Photoshop "Art"
Beaver Splash


Little Blue Heron 
Greater Yellowlegs 

UV flashlight insects
  Raptor Portraits
Backyard "Mothing"
"Mothing" at Hurd SP
American Woodcock
New Hampshire Aug '13
New Hampshire July '13
Moths on Milkweed 
Magic Wings - butterflies Logee's greenhouses
Roger Williams Zoo
Henry's Elfin butterfly
Stinging Saddlebacks
National Moth Week
Cryptic Spider
Peppered Moth
England 2012
More Kaleidoscopes
Katydid Soundscape
Rhinocerus Beetle

Buffalo Treehopper

Korea, 1972

Box Turtle
Fox Family
Ring-billed Gulls
Zagray Farm Museum
Red-shouldered Hawk

Garden Center Flowers
Burnese Mountain Dogs
UV flashlight images

Life Cycles:
Luna Moth
Cecropia Moth
Promethea Moth

Plume Moth
Monarch Butterfly
Tiger Swallowtail
Black Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail

The Air Line was once a railroad renowned for its relatively straight course from Boston to New York - "as if by a line drawn through the air." You can still find ties, lumps of coal, and boiler slag left over from the steam era. Today the rail bed has been converted to a Connecticut linear park and hiking trail.

At this web site you'll find over 37,000 photos and video clips of the natural environment - plants, animals, and landscapes - taken on the Air Line Trail in eastern Connecticut, from the Fall of 2001 until the present. Unless otherwise noted, most pictures were taken in Amston near Raymond Brook Marsh.

Recent Additions:
Ride the East CT 2024 - Cycling event (not a race)
Ghost Run 2023 - Half Marathon runners at Raymond Brook Marsh Ghost Run 2022 - Half Marathon runners at Raymond Brook Marsh

2024 INDEX - All the pages of 2024 pictures
2023 INDEX
- All the pages of 2023 pictures
2022 INDEX
- All the pages of 2022 pictures
2021 INDEX
- All the pages of 2021 pictures
DIY Darwin
- Add Darwin to any image
CT Woodlands Winter 2020
- Featured Photos, pages 2 and 12
Nature Photography 101
- Photo Basics PLUS! (PDF)
Paul Colburn, MWC
- CT Wildlife Presentations
Digital Kaleidoscope Captures
- Fun to view
The Air Line Trail
- DEEP page for the entire trail in CT
Rapid Bioassessment by Volunteers Guide to Stream Insects

Trail - Recently completed... Trail - In progress...
Spring 2024 Part 27

Summer 2024 Part 1

Trail Maps and Directions - Video Tour - Trail History
2018 Hunting Seasons - Hunting Seasons and Precautions
About the Photos - About Stan - Contact Stan
Stan's FlickR Albums

"Mates" - First Prize, Connecticut Audubon Society Photo Contest, 2009.


You don't need to leave your room.
Remain sitting at your table and listen.
Don't even listen, simply wait.
Don't even wait.
Be quite still and solitary.
The world will freely offer itself to you.
To be unmasked, it has no choice.
It will roll in ecstasy at your feet.

-Franz Kafka

It's simple, really;
Becoming one with nature.
Look, listen, let go.






All photos at this site are Copyright Stanley E. Malcolm, 2001-2024 and may not be reproduced without permission.
(Permission will usually be granted for non-commercial uses, but please ask. Most photos are available for commercial license or as prints. Please contact Stan.)