A Christmas-red cardinal hunts for a holiday treat along the Neuse River Greenway in Raleigh.
The sunrise reflects off a steamy Neuse River near Raleigh.
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
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.
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.
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.
Coming in for a landing. On the Neuse River in Raleigh.
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.
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.
These Kingfishers are a regular sight when kayaking down the Neuse River, although they rarely sit still long enough to get their picture taken. They scream up and down the river before plunging headfirst into the water to grab small fish.