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January 2012

Lake Crabtree County Park, Wake County, NC
 
Kite and (real) plane Bird's nest, complete with pieces of plastic A view of the lake from the northwest side Flying Double-crested Cormorant  

Durham, NC  1/29/12
     
Turkey Vulture Eastern Bluebird, probably adult female      

Durham, NC  1/26/12
     
Long-legged fly (Hydrophorus genus) with aquatic vegetation in a drainage structure Pennsylvania Bittercress (Cardamine pensylvanica)      

Durham, NC  1/25/12
     
Plasterer bee, seen in the street Beetle larva      

Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Orange County, NC

     
Carolina Wren Dark Fishing Spider on a Ground Ivy leaf      

Durham, NC  1/22/12

   
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Eastern Gray Squirrel Purple Dead-nettle    

Carolina Lake, Carolina Beach, New Hanover County, NC  1/21/12
     
Rock Doves and Boat-tailed Grackles Lesser Scaups (both male and female) and a female Bufflehead      

Ft. Fisher Basin Trail, New Hanover County, NC  1/20/12
 
Male Hooded Merganser Male Hooded Mergansers Northern Mockingbird American Oystercatcher (in the Cape Fear River)  
 
Maritime forest seen from the boardwalk Savannah Sparrow, view #1 Savannah Sparrow, view #2 Savannah Sparrow, view #3  

Ft. Fisher Historical Sites (Battle Acre), New Hanover County, NC  1/20/12
   
Maritime forest, with views of flags at the Visitors Center Male Boat-tailed Grackle, hanging around the parking lot Common Buckeye, near the maritime forest    

Ft. Fisher Historical Sites (Battery Buchanan), New Hanover County, NC  1/20/12
   
Two American Oystercatchers on the jetty Dunlins near the jetty American Oystercatcher flying Another American Oystercatcher    

       
Double-crested Cormorants        

Carolina Lake, Carolina Beach, New Hanover County, NC  1/20/12
       
Crested Peking Duck (Anas platyrhynchos domestica),  introduced from China        

Carolina Beach (downtown), New Hanover County, NC  1/20/12
       
Sunrise from in town        

Ft. Fisher Recreation Area, New Hanover County, NC  1/19/12
     
Double-crested Cormorants migrating Male Hooded Merganser Subadult and female Hooded Mergansers      

Carolina Lake, Carolina Beach, New Hanover County, NC  1/19/12

       
Bonaparte's Gull        

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  1/18/12
 
Northern Cardinal Pond, with a natural oily sheen from organic matter Scarab beetle, perhaps a May/June Beetle Red Maple flower  

Durham, NC  1/17/12
       
Male Downy Woodpecker        

Durham, NC  1/16/12
 
Female Red-bellied Woodpecker White-throated Sparrow Song Sparrow Another photo of the Song Sparrow  

   
Northern Mockingbird Dark-eyed Junco    

Durham, NC  1/15/12
 
Turkey Vulture, one of many vultures on a wireless tower Yellow-rumped Warbler Another Yellow-rumped Warbler Song Sparrow  

       
Killdeer        

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  1/12/12
       
Centipede, apparently had seen some action.        

Third Fork Creek Trail, Durham, NC  1/10/12

       
Marsh fly        

Mason Farm Biological Reserve, Orange County, NC  1/5/12

 
Male Eastern Towhee White-throated Sparrow Same White-throated Sparrow Tufted Titmouse  


Durham, NC  1/4/12
       
Tufted Titmouse        

Jordan Lake Dam, Chatham County, NC  1/1/12
Great Blue Heron alighting in tree Great Blue Heron flying Double-crested Cormorant flying Ring-billed Gull Another Ring-billed Gull

     
Drone fly (Eristalis tenax) Double-crested Cormorant landing      

Durham, NC 1/1/12

       
Red-bellied Woodpecker        

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