Near Falls Dam in Raleigh.
All the soil on this little island in the middle of the Neuse River in Raleigh has been washed away and the trees are left to grasp onto the rocks that haven’t washed away.
A quick glance through the trees can pay off. Along the Neuse River Greenway Trail in Raleigh.
There is something piercing about these guy’s eyes. Along the Neuse River in Raleigh.
This little blur is a swallow. They scream up and down the river chasing insects and bringing them back to their mud nests attached to the underside of the Falls of Neuse Rd bridge.
Breakfast, anyone? This osprey surveys the river in between bites of a fish he caught. Along the Neuse River Greenway Trail in Raleigh.
Herons are pretty skittish birds and even with the fast-moving Neuse River between us, he was constantly away of what I was doing. This was right at the mouth of Falls Dam (the only place you’ll see whitewater on the Neuse).