Natural abstract. Along the Neuse River Greenway Trail in Raleigh.
Low water levels in Falls Lake have cut the releases from Falls Dam way down. This means the already rocky Upper Neuse River is super shallow and very rocky. Not good for kayaking, but great if you want to wade and fish. Or just stand there, like this heron.
It’s not the reds that you see in the mountains, but there is plenty of color out along the Neuse River and the Greenway Trail.
A holy heron? The first rays of sunlight through the trees illuminated this heron as if it was having a divine experience.
This hawk was intently scanning the Neuse River Greenway Trail for any signs of movement. If you look closely, you’ll notice that he is just standing on one foot. Random.
There’s a fungus among us. Along the Neuse River Greenway Trail in Raleigh.
All of a sudden, this heron got low and started creeping up towards something on the bank of the river. I couldn’t tell what it was, but he lost interest before he actually got over to the bank. On the Neuse River in Raleigh.
Cool mornings mean a steamy Neuse River. This is one of my favorite times to be out on the water- just bring some gloves. Raleigh.
A stiff breeze and a slow shutter gave the surface of the water a unique look. On the Upper Neuse River near Falls Dam in Raleigh.
On the Neuse River, near Raleigh.