an autumn Sunday morning looking down the Haw River from the Jordan Lake Dam
there are 3 adult bald eagles, 2 immature bald eagles and 3 great blue herons in the photo
living ornaments gracing the mists caught in the trees
As of this evening, the lake level is down to 232.15, hooray!Still a long way to go to normal pool level of 216 feet. All access to the lake except at the dam is still closed.Sunrise in the lifting fog at the dam.The foggy landscape cleared just enough for me to take this long shot of an adult eagle heading south over the lake.Not long after the adult eagle flew past, a 2-year-old eagle caught my attention as it was heading northward up the lake.Looking puzzled, the great blue heron lets us see how turbulent the Haw River has become as it escapes at the higher flow rate the Army Corps of Engineers gave it.As I was packing up for the day, I was given a moment of laughter: this crow zipped past, beak filled with 2 acorns.