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Quirky Artist Stories Nbr 7: One-woman photography show at TCAN thru May 31

From May 1 through May 31, 2015, my Great Blue Heron photographs grace the walls of the lobby and theater in a free one-woman show… 216 more words


Before the catch

I am thrilled that I was able to get a shot of a Great Blue Heron triumphantly holding a freshly caught fish and I followed my initial instinct to post that… 348 more words


Catching the catch

Early one morning last week at Huntley Meadows Park, I watched and waited as a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) sought to catch some breakfast. 21 more words


Heron in the early morning light

I love the morning light as it gradually illuminates different parts of the natural world. This Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) had turned its head toward the rising sun and the light was shining on its white face while other parts of its body were still hidden in the shadows. 150 more words


Great Blue Herons Mating

Great Blue Herons have returned to their nesting colonies in the Northeast and their breeding season is underway. These birds are monogamous for the duration of any given breeding season. 72 more words


Wetland Birdlife: Resting, Diving, Hunting and Fishing

Officially, we’re more than 3 weeks into Spring, but this past weekend was really the seasonal turning point. Cold rain, residual surface ice and flooding prevailed, but have since yielded to very warm, sunny days and an early floral bloom in the lawn. 148 more words

Nature Photography

Great Blue Heron [Ardea herodias] ~ #21

The Great Blue Heron is a very striking bird, and pretty common in the Lower Mainland.  I’ve always loved this bird, love to watch it fly when it tucks in it’s neck like a “z” and that wing span is huge!   192 more words