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.
Meet your friendly neighborhood woodchuck. Along the banks of the Neuse River in Raleigh.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
I think I’ve been spotted! A pair of deer catch a glimpse of my hiding spot along the Neuse River in Raleigh. Deer are a pretty frequent sight along the river early in the mornings. If you can paddle quietly and slowly there is a good chance you might spot some. These two were up
Lots of pokey corners on this back-lit holly plant along the Neuse River in Raleigh.
A fiery sunrise over Falls Lake in Raleigh. Barton’s Creek boat ramp is a great place to watch the sun rise over the lake.