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macro at 560mm

Sometimes the small glitter blowing in the wind catches my eye and I sneak a quick photo of a detail –

even though I have my 400mm lens with its 1.4 extender attached on my camera.

feather at 560mm


almost too close

I had leaned way back in my chair to try to photograph a tiny brown-headed nuthatch.
Don’t you know, into my viewfinder came this male fledgling osprey. 47 more words


doc ellen at Jordan Lake Heritage Celebration

The weather was beautiful.
The visitors asked lots of great questions about bald eagles.
Many, many thanks to the Rangers and staff at the Jordan Lake State Recreation Area for putting the celebration together. 57 more words


one of those mornings...

Ever have one of those mornings, in a hurry, nothing going quite right?
You dash out into the bright sunlight towards your car?
And find yourself wondering if you had brushed your teeth and combed your hair? 12 more words


...and the take-off

Thought y’all might enjoy the other end of the fledgling osprey’s flight.
After being puzzled by watching us watching her,
the youngster took off to practice her new skills.


stick the landing

The leap into the open space surrounding the nest is one step.
The next is to safely stick a landing.
This female osprey fledgling seemed as intent on watching my friends and I… 26 more words