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Should I stay or should I go?

October 27, 2014

Around the Wetlands

I've seen worse.

October 24, 2014


Juveniles and winter adults lack the black ring around the bill.

October 20, 2014

Look Who’s Back!

These eighteen double-crested cormorants could also be going to the Gulf Coast, but they may end their journey at Jordan Lake here in NC.

October 16, 2014

Go Outside and Look Up

Coming in for a landing by its favorite fishing hole next to a prominent landmark in the Wetlands.

October 8, 2014


A not quite full-adult plumaged bald eagle makings its way south.

September 23, 2014

Bald Eagle

This downy woodpecker is digging a hole in the underside of this sweetgum branch, a winter roost for the bird.

September 22, 2014



September 18, 2014

Marsh Wren

A prairie warble forages in a pine in Explore the Wild.

September 16, 2014

Other September Sights

Partridge pea waiting for sulphur butterflies to come along.

August 25, 2014

In The Mean Time

Named for the "frosty" area on its hindwings, the hoary edge samples the most popular nectar source in town, Joe pye weed.

August 13, 2014

Summertime Sightings

Mom brings two of her fledglings to the feeders in Catch the Wind.

August 6, 2014

Bluebird Update 8/5/14

A Yellow-billed Cuckoo.

July 21, 2014

A Cuckoo and a Sphinx

Immature Red-tailed hawk on a Tulip Tree.

July 18, 2014



July 10, 2014


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