This injured bald eagle is resting up in a rehabilitation
Tuckahoe State Park on Maryland's eastern shore,
the location of our hike on 4/21/2013
...and hikers get a little R & R midway through the
at the bridge over Tuckahoe Creek
After the hike, some refreshment and social networking
Lots of Trillium flowers were in bloom for Wanderbirds annual
Trillium hike along the Appalachian trail in Virginia
There were also lots of delicate Rue Anemones
These Dutchman's Britches were a rare sight. The flowers
are supposed to look like long underwear drying on a clothes line.
The star of the show was the Morel mushroom, highly prized
and very tasty.
Hikers on the Appalachian trail, headed south to Fisher's
Hiker on the rocks
View westward from the Appalachian Trail
One of many pretty cascades seen from the Rose River trail
as it passes along Hognose Branch
Rose River falls, viewed from a steep section of the Rose
Hiking on some of Pennsylvania's famous rocks along the
Appalachian trail heading south to Maryland.
To see how rocky things can get, mouse over this image.
Wild azalea along the trail.
Passing Falls Creek as we approach PennMar.
Crossing the Mason-Dixon line into Maryland.
View from PennMar park, at the end of our hike.
On a misty day, Wanderbirds hiked to two beautiful waterfalls
in the southern section of Shenandoah National Park.
Left: Doyle River Falls, photo courtesy of John Capetanakis.
Right: Jones River Falls, photo courtesy of Tom Jones.