Mark Schwall Photography


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Diving Forster's Tern

Immature Least Tern

Red Fox

Harlequin Drake

Great Egret

Little Blue Heron

Great Egret on Blue

Great Egret in Monochrome

Snowy Egret Fish Flip

Forster's Tern in Flight

Great Egret on Blue II

Black Skimmer

Psst... It's a Secret

Harlequin Ducks at Barnegat Light Jetty in Barnegat Light, NJ

Forster's Tern in Flight

A Time to Preen

Black Skimmer

Red Fox

Forster's Tern

Common Tern in Flight

Black Skimmers Beach Party

Red Fox

Common Tern in Flight

Solitary Sanderling

Snowy Egret Portrait on Blue

Hard Right! Tern

Juvenile Common Tern

Great Egret

American Bald Eagle

Brothers Always

Two of the three Osprey fledglings from this nest at Forsythe NWR.

Red Fox

Hover and Seek

Juvenile Forster's Tern hovering and seeking prey.

Juvenile Forster's Tern Jetting By

Little Blue Heron

Snowy Egret in Flight

Juvenile Forster's Tern in Flight

Dad's Home!

Osprey adults and offspring.


Great Blue Heron

Harlequin Hen

Northern Harrier (Female)

Last One to the Top is a Mallard!

Harlequin Ducks at the Barnegat Light Jetty in Barnegat Light, NJ

Double Crested Cormorant (Juvenile)

Red Fox

Snowy Egret Portrait

Peregrine Falcon

Bald Eagle in Flight with Fish

American Bald Eagle at Conowingo Dam, Maryland

Peregrine Falcon

American Bald Eagle

Juveniles Jousting

Two juvenile American Bald Eagles jousting over a fish.

American Bald Eagle

American Bald Eagle in Autumn

The Chase

Osprey in Flight

An Osprey takes flight coming right at me.

Snowy Egret

A Snowy Egret striking a pose.

Osprey in Flight

Female Osprey in Flight.


I submitted the band information I was able to glean the band number from from several images and angles of this Osprey. So I submitted them to the Banded Bird Laboratory at the USGS and I am pleased to report that this bird was fledged from a nest in Nassau, NY in 2006.From the USGS:INFORMATION FROM OUR FILES:Species: OSPREYDate banded: 07/06/2006Banding Location: 4 S MASSAPEQUA PK, NASSAU COUNTY, NEW YORK, USAAge: WAS TOO YOUNG TO FLY WHEN BANDED IN 2006Sex: UNKNOWN (We obviously now know it is female.)

Snowy Egret

Another pose from this rather fashionable Snowy Egret.

Forster's Tern in Flight

Forster's Tern making a close pass.

Harlequin Drake

Went to Barnegat Light today in the belief we would have some nice light this afternoon but the clouds just would not relent. But the Harlequins seemed more than happy to pose.

House Finch

Decided to go no further than the backyard today.

American Bald Eagle

A near fully mature Bald Eagle in flight over the Susquehana River in Maryland.

Red Fox

One of the numerous foxes at Island State Beach who were fortunate enough to have survived Superstorm Sandy. We were fortunate to have seen around a half dozen different Red Foxes on this day. They all seemed to be in good health.

Two Talon Catch

Out of the Blue

A Bald Eagle soars over the Susquehana River.

Strike Eagle

Bald Eagle fishing on the Susquehana River in Maryland.

Red Fox ~ A Portrait

This Red Fox was photographed at Island Beach State Park in New Jersey.

Into the Light

A Bald Eagle emerges from the shadows of the spillways of the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehana River in Maryland.


Up Up and Away!

Bald Eagle over the Susquehana River in Maryland.

Mother Returns

This female Osprey returns to her newly hatched offspring. Her offspring can be seen in the lower left corner of the image.

Bald Eagle Autumn Flight

Bald Eagles and Autumn at the River with the one you love and friends.. It just doesn't get any better.

Out of the Autumnal Fire

Bald Eagle photographed on the Susquehana River in Maryland.

When the Sun Goes Down

Our day of eagle photography had ended or at least so I thought. But as we approached our cars, a few of our photography friends had set up along side the river despite the fact that the sun had long since set. So always being interested in a challenge and the fact we were shooting at ridiculously high ISO's I decided it was an opportune time to try for a nice blur. This image was the end result.

Juvenile Perengrine Falcon

American Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle soaring into the light from the shadows of the spillways of the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehana River in Maryland.

Autumn Eagle

A Bald Eagle soaring toward the trees to enjoy his freshly caught meal. Captured on the Susquehana River in Maryland.

Immature Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

Peregrine Falcon

Was at the dam to photograph Bald Eagles and lo and behold this Peregrine Falcon decided to make an appearance.

Bald Eagle and its Fresh Catch

Bald Eagle with its catch of the day freshly caught from the Susquehana River in Maryland.