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detail

detail of the keeled scales of a brown water snake
amber, gold, brown and bronze jewels
a marvelous sight this morning at the river

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coy?

If ever the term “coy” or maybe “shy” or “bemused” could be applied to a great blue heron – who is usually bossy, raucous, grumpy and noisy – 9 more words

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afternoon eagle

bald eagle over the Haw River and Jordan Lake

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returned

When I saw this great blue heron throw himself into the river my heart almost stopped –
not in fear for his life but because I knew that fishing technique. 81 more words

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please, no beer no trash

I was sitting across the river when I took this photo this morning. The black vulture had flown in, poked at the beer can, but then began working on the fish skeleton. 50 more words

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rescue

this afternoon a couple of people who didn’t know each other, worked together to rescue this horned grebe.  There was fishing line around its neck, it has swallowed the hook and was dragging a bobber behind it. 56 more words

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one on one

the immature red-tailed hawk crossed the line into the nesting territory of the American crow
the defense was immediate and intense; sometimes the crow was chasing, sometimes the hawk would chase… 16 more words

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