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new bald eagle pair

I found this pair of bald eagles, one beside the other, perched in this large pine at Jordan Lake.
They are a new pair to me…I wonder if they have a nest here or are they migrants? 10 more words


kestrel in the abstract

I was at the Jordan Lake dam today, early…very early.
This male American kestrel flashed by me.
Sky was grey, he was fast, and the sun wasn’t helping my attempted shot. 17 more words


gone tomorrow? 2 photos

Ospreys go south for the winter, some go all the way to South America.
The adults leave first in the fall and then the fledgling females. 55 more words


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