Favorite Photos 1

Jo O'Keefe Copyright 2010. Photos may be used for educational purposes only. Contact me with inquiries.

Nephila clavipes
Cactus
Golden Silk Spider
Opuntia -- probably a form of O. engelmanii
Northern Gannet
Great Black-backed Gull
Juvenile Northern Gannet literally talking to me
The king of the beach, the Great black-backed gull
Wood Stork
Caspian Terns
Wood stork landing
Caspian terns courting
Sunset Beach Bridge
Fishermen and Gull
Fishing at dawn at the Sunset Beach bridge
fishermen and a gull all waiting for higher tide
  
Goodmuths
Goodmuth San Sculpture
Karen and Steve from Maryland, master sand castle builders
Pampass Grass
Amaranthus pumilus
Pampas Grass just before sundown
Seabeach Amaranth on Bird Island, a threatened species
Gaillardia
Gaillardia pulchella
Gaillardia
Gaillardia pulchella, a cultivar
Doppler
Goats at Sunset Beach
Doppler, the dog at the Ocean Isle Beach Fishing Center
Goats on the Sunset Beach dredge spoil island
Squirrel
Squirrel
They call the shots.
  
Octopus vulgaris
Knobbed Whelk
Octopus vulgaris
Live knobbed whelk
  
Stone Crab
Stone Crab
Stone crabs
Beach Texture
Beach Texture
Beach Texture
Beach Texture
Beach textures
Laughing Gull
Great Blue Heron
Squawking
A bad hair day
Giant Atlantic Cockle
Giant Atlantic Cockle
Live Giant Atlantic Cockle
Forbes Sea Star
Cast Netting
Sea Star
Frank Greear from Tennessee
Forbes Sea Star
Blue Crab
Children on the beach
Octopus vulgaris
Gull with Cheeto
Octopus vulgaris
Laughing Gull with Cheeto
Dolphin off Sunset Beach
Pelican on car hood
Dolphin playing
Pelican along for the ride
Anoles mating
Feeding gulls
Anoles mating
Ray Williams feeding gulls Cheetos on Sunset Beach
Fishermen
flip-flops
Fishing at sunset
Beach Life
Feeding gulls
Gull
Feeding Cheetos to gulls on the ferry to Ft. Fisher
Coming for a Cheeto
Great Blue Heron
Brown Pelican
Great Blue Heron
Brown Pelican
Herring Gull
Brown Pelican
Herring Gull - juvenile
Brown Pelican
Pelican and Terns
Ring-billed Gull
Terns and Brown Pelican
Ring-billed Gull
Peregrine Falcon with prey
Squirrel Sex
Peregrine Falcon with prey
Squirrels
Rufous Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird, August 2006, wintering in my yard for the third consecutive year
  
Water Lily
Sunflower
Water Lily at the Ft. Fisher Aquarium
Sunflowers planted by NC DOT
  
Sunset Beach Sunset
Bewitched Rose
Sunset Beach Sunset
Bewitched after shower