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Same Heron Different Day

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Thanks to Krista and WordPress for their Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’. Much as I love watching wildlife from a kayak floating on the water, this Great Blue Heron seems to love that specific log.

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A Hair-Raising Moment

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Thanks to Krista and WordPress for their Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’. I love slipping the kayak into a natural-cover hide in a secluded cove and waiting for wildlife to arrive. 153 more words

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Quirky Artist Stories Nbr 2 - Lost & Found

They once were lost, and then??

Accidentally one day, I left the entire set of CF cards containing all of my Great Blue Heron photos on the morning bus – years’ worth of photos.

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Cleanup on Aisle 17 - Look Who's Helping Marge

Look who’s helping Marge clean up the lake.

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Thanks to Ben Huberman and WordPress for their Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers. The plastic bag being held by this Great Blue Heron at one point contained something large, larger than a king-sized pillow to be sure.

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If I Were a Caveman...

If I were a caveman, perhaps my “photos” of Great Blue Herons would have been rendered like the relics below.

Even the ancient peoples tried to capture heron-like birds in their art.

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Blue Heron & Friend

Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) & Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

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He Who Came Into Being by Himself

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The Benu Bird, also spelled Bennu, is the Egyptian Phoenix, with a rich and fascinating mythology.

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Ancient Egyptian papyrus of death kneeling before a snake. 194 more words

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