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Stately Heron

The great blue heron (Ardea herodias) chicks are hatching at Baum Lake (Shasta County CA). Although I cannot see into the nests high in the rookery trees, the ground below is littered with fresh, pale blue egg shells. 13 more words

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Each time I see the upside down Heron

Our Great Blue Heron in affectionate homage to Shel Silverstein…

“Each time I see the Upside-Down Man 
Standing in the water, 
I look at him and start to laugh,  175 more words

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Portraits of a heron in February

Even in Northern Virginia, where temperature are relatively mild, winter must be difficult for Great Blue Herons, because many of their favorite ponds freeze over from time to time and fishing is not possible. 122 more words

Photography

There Be Herons Here

Out of the shadows, the wild steps
lightly, all sharing the same dream
rising from the dry, dry earth.

In Sight (excerpt)

John Dofflemyer
Wind Under my Skin…

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Great Blue Heron in Flight

Random Number Photo 3567 is a great blue heron in flight. Probably one of the easier birds to photograph in the air because they are pretty large and don’t fly particularly fast. 73 more words

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Quirky Artist Stories Nbr 5: Art on a Snowy Day

Last weekend, I went to the Museum of Fine Arts here in Boston to see the Goya Exhibit courtesy of tickets from my friend, Marge. While the Goya show was superb, the Monet, Gauguin, O’Keefe, and Matisse brought goosebumps as always. 444 more words

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