Last week, I took this photo of a male Blue Grosbeak at Pungo Lake, NC. Mr. B and I had taken a drive to the lake in search of bears for me to photograph. It really wasn't a great day for finding a bear and I knew that going in, but you never know. BTW, I saw one - a long distance from me so not able to get a photo. Now, back to this Blue Grosbeak. We were riding the roads ... Click to continue reading & see more photos
Birds–"a warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrate distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, and a beak and (typically) by being able to fly". Birds come in many shapes & sizes and are a great photography subject.
An American Bald Eagle was released today at Possumwood Acres, a wildlife rehabilitation center located in Hubert, NC. The eagle had been rehabilitated by Cape Fear Raptor Center, which is located in Rocky Point, NC. The eagle was brought to Possumwood for release because it had been found on nearby Cape Lejeune and they are hoping that it would find its way back "home". We ... Click to continue reading & see more photos
These three Double-crested Cormorants were sitting on an old dock on a pond. Normally, I don't take many photos of these birds but I love the patterns that displayed in the sunlight. The gangly "Double-crested Cormorants are a prehistoric-looking, matte-black fishing bird with yellow-orange facial skin. Though they look like a combination of a goose and a loon, they are ... Click to continue reading & see more photos
This peek-a-boo pelican is giving me the eye. Brown pelicans are so much fun to watch and photograph. From allaboutbirds.org: "The Brown Pelican is a comically elegant bird with an oversized bill, sinuous neck, and big, dark body. Squadrons glide above the surf along southern and western coasts, rising and falling in a graceful echo of the waves. They feed by plunge-diving from ... Click to continue reading & see more photos