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Heron landscape

Most of the time I try to fill the frame of my camera with my wildlife subjects, but sometimes it’s nice when they are part of a larger landscape, like this shot of a Great Blue Heron ( 14 more words


The Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias), 19 March 2015 [Spring Break BioBlitz 2015]

Ardea herodias, the Great blue heron
Big Cypress National Preserve in Monroe county, Florida; 19 March 2015

I hope you like birds. At the very least, I hope you don’t hate birds because we’re going to be seeing plenty of birds coming up in the… 193 more words


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


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


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


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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