this landing at the very top of a pine tree came after a quick zip up into the air to catch a flying insect
This osprey had just left the water when the rising sun touched him with living gold.
I photographed this setting full moon at 05:46 AM, June 14, 2014, in central North Carolina.
so, crow, what are you thinking about stealing?
immature great blue heron concentrates as he lands at the river’s edge
This turtle was in full stride, toward its home pond – yes turtles can sometimes be fast when they perceive danger – she beat me to the water’s edge.