Unusual Mallard

White Mallard

I first saw this mallard a year ago and wasn't sure what it was. I doesn't have the coloring of a mallard - in fact, it doesn't have much coloring at all. It hangs around with other mallards in the area. This time it came out of the water and walked right up to me. …

Buck in Velvet

Buck

This buck cross the trail right in front of me and walked into the woods. He stopped to nibble on a few leaves so I was able to get a couple of shots of him. If I had not seen him walk into the woods, I would not have known he was there because he …

Cedar Wax Wing

Cedar Waxwing

We had a beautiful first day of summer yesterday. I took a short walk by the river and happened to see this cedar waxwing fly into a nearby tree. With all the foliage on the trees now it is hard to see the birds. I did not do any color enhancement with these photos - …

Turtle

Turtle

Yesterday, while walking along the river, I came across this turtle on the pathway. In the 18 years I have lived here, this if the first turtle I've seen. A runner came along and we agreed that the turtle's life was in danger being on the path (there are a lot of bicyclists on the …