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ardea cinerea

  1. Grey Heron

    Grey Heron

  2. Like ships passing in the night

    Like ships passing in the night

    One of many pictures I've taken when a species shows itself in the image that I didn't know was there!! I was taking the Mute Swan in flight but on preparing the image for posting here I spotted the Grey Heron in the background - at least I presume it's a heron, I can't see much detail...
  3. Grey Heron

    Grey Heron

    Grey Heron close-up crop
  4. grey heron

    grey heron

  5. Grey Heron

    Grey Heron

    This Grey Heron was close enough to touch!
  6. Grey Heron

    Grey Heron

    Trying to run (fly) for it
  7. Grey Heron

    Grey Heron

    Grey (Gray for the Americans😁) Heron in early morning light
  8. Grey Heron : courtship and mounting : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Grey Heron : courtship and mounting : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari

    Here one can see that a female is tending the selected nesting site ... ... a male arrives with some more nest material ... and immediately transfers it to the female, who proceeds to place it properly, into the nest ... then ... they engage in some courtship activity and the male...
  9. Spring-summer ...

    Spring-summer ...

    Life : Spring and Summer ______ The winter that was ... was not So frigid ... Hurting ... ... Nearly none The summer ... Ushered in ... ... With rich Colors of Spring ... Has begun ... And ... ... Well For many ... If not ... All ... ! Ready ... To remove The dross ... ... And mist...
  10. grey heron

    grey heron

  11. Culmination ...

    Culmination ...

    ... of an elaborate courtship ... ... the joy of spring ... Part of courtship and the action can be seen in a video-clip that we'll be sharing soon ... __________________ Keoladeo National Park Bharatpur Rajasthan India 11 March 2024
  12. The Curmudgeon

    The Curmudgeon

    Looks like I'm not the only one who finds November the darkest, saddest month. Actually, I know I'm not. For instance, there's the Danish poet who wrote about how November passes so depressingly slowly in the poem The Year Has 16 Months: "The year has 16 months - November, December, January...
  13. Lakescape-1K36


    Harmonious World ... The tale of the four harmonious friends ... ... or four harmonious brothers ... is one of the Jātaka tales ... part of Buddhist mythology ... ... and is often the subject in works of Bhutanese and Tibetan art and Thanka style of painting ...
  14. Grey Heron

    Grey Heron

  15. Flight


    Eventually the same heron.
  16. Grey heron

    Grey heron

  17. grey heron

    grey heron

  18. Grey heron

    Grey heron

    Afternoon sunshine.
  19. grey heron

    grey heron

    needs to improve its fishing technique a bit, it pierced the fish with its lower mandible
  20. Gray Heron

    Gray Heron

    This is an adult in near breeding plumage with pinkish bill and showing ornamental plumes on its nape and neck. Birds in Africa are assigned to the nominate race characterized by overall darker color. The larger Great Blue Heron (A. herodias) of the Americas is similar but has narrower black...
  21. SF...In my neck of the woods.

    SF...In my neck of the woods.

    Grey heron
  22. Grey heron in moire waters

    Grey heron in moire waters

  23. Into the trees....Grey heron

    Into the trees....Grey heron

  24. Just catching some rays

    Just catching some rays

    A grey heron sunning itself at a local nature reserve
  25. Hungry and successful

    Hungry and successful

    A less shy one of this species was here. It was not too difficult to get some close-ups.