Monday, June 10, 2013

Eastern NC June 2013

During our visit to eastern NC last week, we visited - among other places - Cape Lookout National Seashore; Cape Hatteras National Seashore; Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge; Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge; Lake Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge; Rachel Carson National Estuarine Reserve; Willow Pond at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center.

Here are a few of the bird shots we took:

 White Ibis, Willow Pond


 Brown Pelican and Laughing Gull, Cape Lookout National Seashore


 Juvenile Herring Gull, probably a second-or third-year bird given the plumage; Cape Lookout National Seashore


 Glossy Ibis, Lake Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge


 Heron, Lake Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge


Blue Heron, Lake Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge