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Quirky Artist Stories Nbr 12: Five Crows Brick & Mortar Features Great Blue Herons

In these days when anyone can set up an online shop to sell photography, I am proud to be represented by an honest-to-goodness brick & mortar gallery, … 212 more words


Beautiful Great Blue Heron's Calm Before the Storm (Quirky Artist Stories Nbr 11)

With one eyelid partly open, the Great Blue Heron slept perched on one leg as the kayak slowly drifted past. Heron eyelids close from the bottom up – unlike ours – and they can sleep with an eye slightly open, as a cat will do. 557 more words


Beautiful Great Blue Heron's Habitat (Not Art Nbr 12)

The fine was levied: $103,000. $1,000 a day for 103 days in violation of the court order. The scene above can never be photographed again. 695 more words


Deer and heron

A White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) seemed curious about the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) perched on a log, but the heron remained impassive and did not react as the deer passed behind it early Saturday morning at… 23 more words


Goldfish: Breakfast of Champions

So this is where the goldfish went:

I knew there was a Great Blue Heron,  Ardea herodias, fishing at our pond as a neighbor alerted me weeks ago that she’d spotted it on the roof of my house early one morning.   290 more words

Beautiful Great Blue Heron Expecting to Fly

There you stood on the edge of your feather
Expecting to fly…
Neil Young
Buffalo Springfield Again

The fledgling Great Blue Heron seemed to hover atop the branch mid-flight, toes outstretched with only one goal in mind, stick the landing.

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Heron chasing a crow

I’ve seen crows harassing hawks and eagles, but I’d never seen a crow being chased off by another bird until this past Friday at Huntley Meadows Park… 48 more words