Deer are one of the more elusive creatures along the Neuse River. An early morning kayak or canoe down the Neuse River near Raleigh will sometimes let you get a glimpse of a deer. They are generally in small groups and won’t stick around once they see you. I got this picture looking across the
A steamy morning finds a couple of geese cranking down the Neuse River towards some unknown destination. It is not often that you get a top-down look at geese, but some of the banks along the Neuse River Greenway Trail let you look down on the river from a pretty high vantage point.
The rising sun reflects behind a goose down on the Neuse River near Raleigh. This guy (gal) was part of a pair who were standing on this log and honking incessantly to each other. Geese are a pretty regular sight when you are kayaking or canoeing down the Neuse River.
Most people don’t realize how close they are to nature. I came across this sandbar along the Neuse River that was covered with deer prints. The sandbar was literally a stone’s throw from the Neuse River Greenway Trail. People often ask how we get the pictures we do. Be quiet and go slow. Like, ridiculously slow.
Remember when you were a kid daydreaming and doodling pictures of the beach? Remember how the birds all ended up as these “V” shapes? I guess that’s more accurate than it may have seemed. On Falls Lake, near Raleigh.
An osprey dines on a fresh catch. We’re waiting to see if the same pair of ospreys we’ve been watching for years return to the big nest on power pole 123 along the Neuse River Greenway Trail. No sign of them yet.
Can you see it? Those dark eyes caught my attention. On the Neuse River in Raleigh.
Nature’s abstracts. On Falls Lake, in Raleigh.
Do you see him? On the Neuse River in Raleigh.
I watched one of these weave through traffic on I-40 to grab a small mammal in the median the other day. This one is just relaxing along the Neuse River Greenway Trail in Raleigh.