A "photo journal" from the seat of my wheelchair

Posts tagged “Creek

Red-Tailed Hawk Portraits

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I’ve been trying to get some good shots of one of these birds for a couple of years now. This fellow was sitting on a power line over the creek, presumably hunting. I saw him Saturday morning, but didn’t have my camera, so Sunday I was sure to take it with me and there he was again.

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Is it an Alien or a Dinosaur?

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This is a “Wheel Bug”, part of the Assassin Bug family. It eats other insects, including caterpillars. It has a fang on the front of its head that it uses to “stab” its prey. It WILL “stab” humans if it is handled casually or annoyed. The “stab” from its fang is very painful.

I encountered this strange looking creature on the bridge as we were crossing Sunday morning on our walk. I’ve never seen anything like this before, so I’m incredibly glad the shot came out so well.


The Goslings Are Here!!

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Autumn Reflections


This last shot is the reflection in the puddle by Kodiak’s foot in the previous photograph…I was stunned when I saw it on the computer screen and realized how clear and crisp it is.


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An Autumn Drive 2012


The Great Blue Heron Treated Me


Lycoming Creek Birds