I watched this heron catch this fish, try for a while to eat it, and then drop it. It eventually flopped its way all the down the rock and back into the water. it was the one that got away…
We call this one (Not very creatively) “Reeds and Water.” Along the Neuse River in Raleigh.
These herons wore the same outfit to work today. Along the Neuse River in Raleigh.
Usually I am not happy with blurry photos. There was something about this one that made it ok. A heron gets out of town, along the Neuse River in Raleigh.
You never know what is lurking just through the trees along the Neuse River in Raleigh
A golden sun rises over the Neuse River in Raleigh.
While following a family of deer I saw into the woods just off of the Neuse River Greenway Trail, I found a low-lying area covered in cattails. The big, fluffy plants had all exploded, covering the ground in a sprinkling of white.
The herons were all lined up along the Neuse River in Raleigh.
Completely covered in frost, these reeds shimmered in the sunrise along the banks of the Neuse River in Raleigh.
An immature heron stalks the Neuse River near Raleigh for breakfast on a very chilly morning.