WALK4242 harrier dive 2014

Even against the grey sky the quick flash of the bright amber belly of a diving northern harrier is breath-taking.

WALK4195 - Version 2 2 harriers at dam 2014

These two northern harriers are almost mirror images –
the one in front is immature (female I think) and the one in back is a mature female.

IMG_3455 last susan of season 2014

It having been a grey day here in central North Carolina, I decided to post a spot of brightness for all of you.