Month: December 2017

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All Ears


Deer have the ability to move their ears independently of each other to scan around for sounds. If both ears are pointed at the same place, they are generally trying to hone in on one particular sound. If one is pointed a different direction, they are often trying to gather more information.  Either way, they

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S-Curve


The shape of a heron is unmistakable if you’ve done much paddling on the Neuse River.  They are big and plentiful, but very skiddish. You’ll never get close to one unless you move very slowly and quietly.

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Memories


I found one last shot that I took before all the leaves fell off. A Neuse River sunrise is hard to beat. Kayaking the Neuse, near Raleigh.

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Snakebird


This bird caught a small snake and flipped and flopped and swung it around until it stopped moving. Although in the 10 minutes that I watched it, it never ate it. It was almost more like it was just playing with it. On the Neuse River in Raleigh.

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By the light of the moon


A full moon lights up Falls Lake while a slow shutter speed gives the moving clouds an eerie feel. Would you kayak at night? From the top of Falls Dam in Raleigh.

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Warm me up


The first rays of sun warm this hawk up on a chilly morning. He blends in perfectly with the leaves and branches around him. Nature’s camouflage. Along the Neuse River in Raleigh.

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Hide and Go Seek


Do you see him? I guarantee he sees you. Deer can be a regular sight for morning kayak trips down the Neuse River. Although, often the only thing you see is a spooked deer bounding away from you. Along the Neuse River, in Raleigh.

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