Thursday, April 3, 2014

The Stealthy Fishing Bird

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Great Blue Heron - Learn more about this beautiful bird at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology


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Here's wishing for warmer temperatures. 

23 comments:

Buttons said...

Warming up one degree at a time Daniel:) Awesome shots. B

Andy said...

I like watching herons. They are very patient hunters.

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Love seeing photos of herons. I've never seen one in person.

Linda W. said...

Nice shots of the GBH.

Red said...

I had never noticed the front feathers that were so long and shaggy. I'm always amazed at the lightning speed they have when they pick something out of the water.

Stephanie said...

Fabulous shot!

Pamela Gordon said...

Fantastic shots! I've never seen one.

Hilary said...

Amazing photos of this beautiful creature. I was happy to see one do a flyby up here the other day.. but we have no open water on the lake yet. Hopefully he didn't miscalculate his return.

Terri @ Backward B Ranch said...

Awesome shots, Daniel!

Roban said...
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Roban said...

I had first commented that the bird was strange looking, but it really wasn't.... Just the first photo with its front feathers all ruffled. Very beautiful. You really do have a way with capturing the beauty of nature.

pixiedusk said...

Amazing creature

Liz said...

What a magnificent bird!!

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful Heron and great shots! Thank you for linking up to the critter party. Have a happy weekend!

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

Gorgeous shots!

Frank said...

Superb shots of the GBH.

TexWisGirl said...

wonderful shots!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Those long long feather strands are simply amazing. Gorgeous profile of the great blue heron.

Margaret Adamson said...

HI Wonderful critter post of Heron.

Out on the prairie said...

Very nice closeup. I chase them in my kayak all summer.

holdingmoments said...

Excellent shots Daniel.
That first one is a stunner.

ladyfi said...

Wow - gorgeous shots!

genie said...

What a magnificent bird. Your pictures make him look like he is going to fly right off the computer screen. Wonderful pictures.