Showing posts with label wildlife. Show all posts
Showing posts with label wildlife. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Hawk's Winter Watch ...



“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
                ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
                      ~ 1803-1882 
Regal Red-Tailed Hawk peers from a high perch, gazing over the winter landscape in search of prey as sunset beckons on a February evening at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

This bird of prey is the most common hawk in North America.

Background texture by Jai Johnson added for artistic effect.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Dixieland Blues ...



“All good things are wild and free.”
                 ~ Henry David Thoreau
                              ~1817-1862
A Great Blue Heron soaks up the autumn sunshine on a late October afternoon in the beautiful Lowcountry of Beaufort County, South Carolina.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

We're Just Whistlin' Dixie ...



“Better have as a king a vulture advised by swans
Than a swan advised by vultures.”
      ~ Panchatantra
A pair of turkey vultures are just whistlin’ dixie perched amidst the Spanish Moss on a late October afternoon in the beautiful Lowcountry of Beaufort County, South Carolina.