It was an absolutely gorgeous day for birding, so I headed to Terrapin in hopes of finding hawks and eagles. I did, indeed, see both, but the picture taking opportunities were limited. Three hawks and a Bald Eagle flew off before I could get a picture, but a couple cooperated. A good day.
This Great Blue Heron in Flight is from yesterday at Possum Point.
This Yellow Bellied Sapsucker is one of three different woodpeckersI saw in the same small tree in ten minutes.
I haven’t many images of a Belted Kingfisher with his dinner, so here it is despite the distance and low quality. I had an opportunity to get a closer look, but I spooked him despite my stealthy approach.
I spotted this Great Blue Heron flying over a meadow early in the morning, and I liked the silhouette effect.
This Downy Woodpecker hung around just long enough for a quick look.
My sister is fond of the Dark Eyed Junco.
These deer were right on the beach.
Sharp-Shinned Hawks are quite small (About 11″) and I nearly walked past this guy.
OK, he’s no great beauty, but Turkey Vultures often pose willingly.
I was lucky to see this Red Shouldered Hawk at all. His coloring provides excellent camouflage in the Fall foliage.
This appears to be a Herring Gull.
This Carolina Wren is also well camouflaged.