Category Archives: Wildlife Photography

Webs

Walking the Greenway today was an adventure.  The fog was heavy, early, and every spider web was cloaked in fog droplets, looking for all the world like strings of crystal pearls.  This web was an example that caught my eye … Continue reading

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Red-Winged Blackbirds

On my morning walk today I chanced upon a flock of red-winged blackbirds feeding on the 15th tee of the George Fazio Golf Course here on the Island.  As I came along the path from the 11th green I saw … Continue reading

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Ospreys

I’ve just finished reading the book Return of the Osprey: A Season of Flight and Wonder by David Gessner, a Christmas gift from my daughter Lucy. While reading it I quite naturally thought about ospreys I have known in my … Continue reading

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Cooper’s Hawk

Billie and I have established a two-mile route which we walk each morning, at a pace faster than the dogs can handle, and we find that this is a good way to get our daily exercise and to explore the … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning…

I took a long walk with the dogs this morning, looping around the entrance to Inverness Village to the 11th tee, down the 11th fairway cart path, and then to the 12th tee and fairway and then home at the … Continue reading

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Osprey Nest

We discovered a great disappointment yesterday–the huge pine tree along the lagoon bordering the eleventh fairway is gone!  There is no clue as to what happened to the tree, but whatever the fate the “scene of the crime/disaster” has been … Continue reading

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Gator Fireworks

As promised, I’m posting a few more fireworks images today.  If you want to see lots of images, without comments, check out my facebook page where I’ve posted more. But first I want to show you one of the spectators … Continue reading

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Backyard Birds

We have really been lucky that the deer have been happy being somewhere else this spring because their scarcity makes it much easier to enjoy the backyard birds.  Deer have a habit of bumping the bird feeders with their noses, … Continue reading

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Monarch

We found a monarch butterfly yesterday at the NC Arboretum.  Since it was only one butterfly and we were a bunch of shameless photographers scrambling to find something to shoot, there we were all clustered around that one poor butterfly … Continue reading

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WNC Nature Center Bobcat

The bobcat (Lynx rufus) is one of the fascinating animals that caught our eye at the WNC Nature Center.  This cat, though native to our western North Carolina, is rarely seen in the wild even though its population is thought … Continue reading

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