33 photos

An American Bittern blends in with the marsh grassesAn American Bittern searches for foodA Black-bellied Plover in winter plumageA solitary Black-Necked Stilt hunts for foodA roosting Brown PelicanA roosting Brown PelicanMassive flocks of Double-crest Cormorants in Ocracoke, NCMassive flocks of Double-Crested Cormorants take to the air,  Ocracoke, NCMassive flocks of Double-crest Cormorants in Ocracoke, NCA flock of Double-crested Cormorants pass through Duck, NCA flock of Double-crested Cormorants descend on the beach in Duck, NCA Great Egret dances at Lake Mattamuskeet, NCA Great Egret glides over Lake MattamuskeetA Great Egret preensA King Rail works the shallows in Ocracoke, NCA Mallard mom with her November chicksA Mallard Duck and her kidsAn Oystercatcher in flight at Oregon Inlet, NCBrown Pelican Resting (#138)Pelican at Silver Lake, Ocracoke, NC (#183)