The Old Falls of Neuse Rd bridge provides a frame for this heron on the Neuse River in Raleigh.
This heron was tucked back in the shadows as the sun just started to rise. Kayaking the Neuse River in Raleigh.
There are only a couple of powerlines that cross the Neuse River in the upper 3 miles of the river. This one happened to be standing room only the other morning.
Not being a heron expert, I don’t know if these two were competing with each other or courting each other. I do know there was a lot of strutting and head bobbing going on. On the Neuse River near Falls Dam in Raleigh.
Having paddled out to a lot of waves in my day, I was intrigued as this tiny barrel formed on the Upper Neuse River just downstream from Falls Dam in Raleigh.
An early morning sunrise greets a hungry heron. On the Neuse River in Raleigh.
If you relax your eyes and let them go a little fuzzy, this is what you’ll see on the Neuse River in Raleigh.
A cloud of insects swirls in the beams of an especially bright sunrise on the upper Neuse River in Raleigh.
A deer cuts across a narrow spot on the Upper Nesue River in Raleigh.
I counted 18 birds, of at least 3 different species, in this picture. The Neuse River at sunrise is a popular place for those with wings.