Sunday, February 28, 2010

Postman Butterflies

Living Conservatory
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Blue Morpho

The underside of the wings on the Blue Morpho are dull brown and dotted with eyespots.

But when they open their wings - WOW!

Living Conservatory
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Friday, February 26, 2010

Monday, February 22, 2010

Migrant Berry Pickers

The Cedar Waxwings have done an efficient job of stripping the berries off our American Holly tree.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Congaree National Park

The sounds of woodpeckers pecking and birds singing filled the air as I walked the boardwalk through this floodplain forest.

Red-headed Woodpecker

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Birds in the Wild

I spotted an Eastern Bluebird and a Red-bellied Woodpecker today while walking the trails of the Cox Ferry Recreation Area which is part of the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Winter Visitors

A male Hooded Merganser takes off while a female watches.

Huntington Beach State Park