Thursday, April 28, 2016

Cedar Island

The weather here in Newport has been great with temperatures in the upper 70s for the most part.  Yesterday was a great day for a road trip so we ventured out to Cedar Island.   On the way there John noticed something interesting in the sky.  He pulled off and was in time to get a photo of a Marine MV-22 Osprey.

We walked on the beach at Cedar Island enjoying the scenery.  It was a bit windy.

This morning I kept hearing a loud squawking outside.  When I looked outside I saw a large bird putting on a show.  I think he was trying to attract the females from across the water. 

He danced and squawked for a while, left, then came back and started all over again.  Very interesting to watch. 

This afternoon another bird sat for a while.

They are having an airshow this coming weekend so we have been seeing large helicopters and Harrier jets over head.  The Harrier jets are loud.

Tomorrow will be a travel day for us.  Our destination will be Cape Hatteras with a planned stop on the way at Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge.

Laugh everyday.  Happy trails.  Stay safe. 

1 comment:

  1. Don't forget Pea Island and Alligator River NWRs since you'll be on the Outer Banks.