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Undercut


It is a wonder some of the trees along the banks of the Neuse River hold on as long as they do. They are slowly undercut by the current until they fall in. Sometimes it feels like the forest is trying to swallow the river.

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Shake a leg


After almost drowning himself while trying to get a fish, this heron climbs out and shakes off. They have a pretty remarkable wingspan when it is all spread out.

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How not to do it


This heron must’ve fallen off an underwater ledge as he was trying to catch a fish and almost sank himself in the process. I’ve watched enough herons to know that’s not how you do it.

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Location, Location, Location


The 3 pictures that I posted last week (These 3 below) were all taken from exactly the same spot at the same time. I was along the bank of the Neuse River with deer up on the hill in front of me, the osprey in its nest behind me and the sunrise blowing up the

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Side Profile


There is a big osprey nest on top of the power pole next to the Neuse River about a mile downstream from the Neuse River Canoe Launch near Falls Dam. It is visible from both the river and the Greenway Trail.

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It’s Worth It


The sun is lights up the new blossoms on the trees while the mist on the water drifts lazily around. Great time to pull an early morning and get out along the river.

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