Bounce, bounce, zoom, zoom in the shadows – the American redstart didn’t stand still long for my camera. In more than an hour of standing still in my own set of shadows, I only saw a redstart out in the sun twice. As you can see, the photo I am sharing with you was taken in the shade.
this photo was my first of tis very colorful spring and summer visitor to central North Carolina
I am being watched by this bald eagle as boats passed between us in the cove. The bird had been grooming when a small john boat passed close below its tree. The eagle looked down at the fisherman, then across at me and dismissed me as just part of the scenery. And went back to grooming.
Red-shoulder hawks are more often heard than seen. I wish I could share their distinctive call with you. This hawk had been arguing with bluejays.
indigo, in the truest sense of this vivid shade of blue, bunting
Arctic in flight above Jordan lake.