Wildlife

Two More “Reds” at Blackwater NWR — Photos by Donna

Photos by Donna

(Photos taken at Blackwater NWR, Cambridge, Maryland)

One of my last posts I shared a male Summer Tanager, a gorgeous red bird I photographed at BNWR.

I also captured two more “reds” while at the refuge I wanted to share.

Red #1 – One beauty with distinctive contrasting colors of red, black, and white is the Red-headed Woodpecker.

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Red-headed Woodpecker

Both males and females look alike.

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Red-headed Woodpecker

How nice that he/she gave a look my way!

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Red-headed Woodpecker

Red #2 – Slowly cruisin’ further along the wildlife drive taking photos, we came around a corner, and happened upon a Red Fox walking along the drive, several hundred feet ahead of us.

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Red Fox

The Red Fox kept walking so we kept a safe distance and slowly followed.  To be honest, I don’t know if it was actually aware of us yet.

By now, the drive was crossing marshes…

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