Baby Birds Take Flight at Circle B Bar Reserve

July 3, 2011 - Our first bird of the morning was a singing Carolina Wren, but we didn't have enough light to get a good shot.  Then as we got to the dock, we ran into a flock of Black Vultures.  There were at least fifty of them, all over the paths and the…... Read more

Black Vulture

Snow Geese at Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge

December 20, 2010 - Wilson's Snipe Dozens of Black Vultures sat resting in the shade along the far bank of the first impoundment.  They gave us dirty looks as we walked by, insinuating that we shouldn't be the ones walking close and making them move!... Black Vulture A Great Blue Heron let me walk…... Read more

Lots of Green Herons at the Circle B Bar Reserve this Morning

July 25, 2010 - I laughed when I saw this Black Vulture and Osprey pair sitting together in a tree.  They seemed to be keeping a close eye on each other.... Black Vulture and Osprey - the Odd Couple?... The Osprey jumped every time the Black Vulture moved.  Here I caught him in a…... Read more

Bird-watching at Circle B Bar Reserve

December 23, 2009 - The first bird we saw this time was one that I usually don't like to photograph, a black vulture.  There are tons of vultures just down the road from the Circle B entrance, near this little fishing stream.  The vultures just cover the ground there (and cars of fishermen, too!)…... Read more