I finally got a good photo of one of my favorite birds
Female downy woodpecker
Another photo of the most fearless bird in my yard
I saw a very cool bird on a hike around Great Falls, MD.
Carolina chickadee (again)
Another photo of one of my favorite birds
Another entry in my adventures in bird photography.
Just a scraggly guy out for a daytime stroll.
This is, I believe, a male Carolina mantis, a common praying mantis species native to North and South America.
I met a snapping turtle near the Delaware River in Narrowsburg, NY. She did not seem thrilled to meet me.
A wood duck nervously watches me try to take its picture.
A red-bellied woodpecker eats at my feeders.
A Carolina chickadee sits on a branch among emerging magnolia buds.
A downy woodpecker eats at my feeders
A Yellow-bellied sapsucker chills near my feeders.
Mount Gilead, North Carolina — A male eastern bluebird rests on a branch, March 9, 2019.
A hermit crab hangs out on the beach at Emerald Isle, North Carolina.
A crocodile monitor lizard at the Philadelphia Zoo
A peacock at the Philadelphia Zoo