September 5, 2015

Critters at Blackwater Wildlife Refuge

Rear View
signWe stayed a night at a Comfort Inn in Cambridge, Maryland. I wanted to visit nearby Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge because I've heard it was worth seeing and I've seen some great bird pictures from there on other blogs.

Unfortunately, rain arrived at the refuge at the same time that we did. We drove the "wildlife drive" in the rain, which let up as we arrived at the visitor center. Then it was time to leave for home and we did not get to see any bald eagles or Delmarva Squirrels. At least we managed to get pictures of ospreys and egrets.  


  1. Gorgeous shots! Really love that osprey!

  2. Great photos! Cool bird shots and love the squirrel sign.

  3. Fabulous. I always really enjoy seeing the osprey...they're so beautiful and graceful. Your photos are post card perfect!!!
    Thanks for sharing your link to this post at I'd Rather B Birdin' this week.

  4. Hello, wonderful shots of the egrets and Osprey. I love Blackwater and try to visit there several times a year. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Have a happy day and new week ahead!

  5. That's too bad it had to rain when you were there. I really like that first shot of the egret. Beautiful bird!

  6. The osprey is a very handsome bird.

  7. Pretty birds! I've seen fox squirrels in Charleston and other places (south of Delmarva, that is). They are very large and comical.

  8. Loving the Osprey shot and the Squirrel sign.

  9. What nice shots! The last image of the tree silhouettes is great, of course, but I also love the squirrel silhouette on the sign! :-)
    Many thanks for participating in the Saturday Silhouettes meme, I look forward to your next contribution.

  10. Those egrets sure can catch the fish. You wonder how they do it so easily


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