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High Water

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) downtown, after Westham Gauge peak crest of 14 ft. 6 more words


Beautiful Great Blue Herons at TCAN Thru June 30 - Quirky Artist Stories Nbr 13

Life spreads itself across
the ceiling to make you think
you are penned in, but that
is just another gift. Life takes
what you thought you couldn’t live…

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Heron gathering sticks

The skies over Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge were busy yesterday with ospreys carrying sticks for their nests. A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias… 41 more words


Beautiful Heron in the African Queen

I heard the Heron’s distress call before I saw him.

After literally thousands of hours in the field watching the Great Blue Herons, I am susceptible to “trompe l’oeil” moments.

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Beautiful Great Blue Heron's Alternate Reality -- No Blizzard Here

We stood there, staring eye-to-eye for a long, long time, though it could not have been more than twenty seconds. His eyes, doe eyes almost, soft eyes, like those of a deer.

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Early morning heron

Early this morning I spotted a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) in a distant part of a pond that I was exploring. I was worried about blowing out the highlights of the heron’s face and bill, so I deliberately underexposed the image. 52 more words