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Bathing Heron

Before I start on my 2016 Birding Observations I wanted to post a series of shots I got last summer of a Great Blue Heron while at Burnaby Lake. 258 more words


Great Blue Heron in the great white snow

Yesterday I came upon this Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) in one of the back areas of Huntley Meadows Park during my first visit there in a week. 305 more words


Beautiful Great Blue Heron Takes Advantage of Gravity

Sunlight streams on the river stones.
From high above, the river steadily plunges–

three thousand feet of sparkling water–
the Milky Way pouring down from heaven.

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Circle of Great Blue Heron Life

The log teetered at the brink of the falling water, and I quickly positioned the camera to capture the moment it began the inevitable cascade over the brink. 222 more words


Beautiful Great Blue Heron with Water Lily Blossoms

If climate change and/or El Nino keep it up, will the cove eventually be this lush in December?


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Great Blue Heron at dawn

The sun was just coming up, illuminating the clouds with soft light and color, when a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) flew slowly across the sky, ready to start his day at another location. 15 more words


Magnified beauty

In the stillness of the early morning hours, the line between reality and reflections is blurred and beauty is simply magnified.

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