Common Shelduck, and how to distinguish male from female.
Grey Catbird (Local / North America). Snapped @ Morrisville, NC.
Brown Pelican (Local / North America). Snapped @ Charleston Harbor, SC. Hobbyist, pro … the common thread remains the same: … More
Northern Mockingbird – Mr Big Stuff. Snapped @ Triangle Area, NC.[/caption]
Today’s thrill- the top 100 Photos, Summer 2018 Audubon Awards. Oooooo baby!
American Robin- profilin’. (Backyard buddy snap @ Triangle area, NC.)
Make time to take time to relish surrounding beauty. Your stress levels will thank you! // Snapped @ Duke Gardens, Durham NC
General bird sexing rule: pimp coloring = male; comparatively drab, female, making it easier for her to blend into surroundings while nesting. Yet exceptions abound, right in our backyards, e.g.:
That Monday morning vibe. Snapped: Mallard Duck, female @ Bond Lake Park, Cary NC
Many local feathered buddies touch my heart, but this dude owns a chunk of it. Big yet graceful, he manages to find & jab the goodies in tip-toe style. Every time! Snapped @ Cary NC
Nature, as Church, where sermons are delivered without a middleman’s pollution.
Every now and then, a feathered buddy sees the lens, resituates himself, then nods a silent “get my good side, Homie!” command. Of course, I oblige. Grey Catbird. Snapped @ Raleigh Triangle Area, NC
Mallard Duck, juvenile Snapped @ a mini-lake hidden in the hills of a local residential subdivision. Momma + Poppa guarded … More
Brown Thrasher – Bedroom Hair Local dude. Triangle area, NC