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great blue heron

  1. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    On the edge of stream fishing. Hawk over it's shoulder to it's left as well, not in frame. Popular place today.
  2. Great Blue Heron Mating Pair

    Great Blue Heron Mating Pair

    Circle B Bar Ranch Preserve
  3. Great Blue Heron -

    Great Blue Heron -

    I've been trying to reach you about your car's extended warranty.
  4. Great Blue Heron with Chick

    Great Blue Heron with Chick

    Magnolia Gardens Rookery
  5. Nesting Great Blue Herons

    Nesting Great Blue Herons

    Nesting Great Blue Herons at Lake Lewisville in Texas. Wonder what he did wrong.
  6. Nesting Great Blue Heron

    Nesting Great Blue Heron

    Nesting Great Blue Heron at Lake Lewisville in Texas.
  7. Nesting Great Blue Herons

    Nesting Great Blue Herons

    Nesting Great Blue Herons at Lake Lewisville in Texas.
  8. Great blue herons nesting in Golden Gate Park

    Great blue herons nesting in Golden Gate Park

    Parts of the video are shown in a slow motion
  9. Fly over

    Fly over

    Great Blue Heron
  10. And then takeoff

    And then takeoff

    Great Blue Heron
  11. A Close-up Head Shot Image

    A Close-up Head Shot Image

    Great Blue Heron Great Blue Herons appear blue-gray from a distance, with a wide black stripe over the eye. In flight, the upper side of the wing is two-toned: pale on the forewing and darker on the flight feathers. A pure white subspecies occurs in coastal southern Florida.
  12. Blue on Blue

    Blue on Blue

    Great Blue Heron The great blue heron is the largest heron species in North America, standing about 4 feet tall. But even though they are large birds, they don't weigh much (only 5 to 6 pounds), thanks to their light, hollow bones (a trait most birds have).
  13. GBH.JPG

    GBH.JPG

    Great Blue Heron
  14. Great Blue Heron.jpg

    Great Blue Heron.jpg

    Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias wardi)
  15. Great Blue Heron.jpg

    Great Blue Heron.jpg

    Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias wardi)
  16. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    I have noticed a lone GBH in this area before, I assume it is the same bird.
  17. Great blue heron sunning wings

    Great blue heron sunning wings

  18. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    Standing motionless on a branch over our backyard creek, this stately heron posed on its favorite perch. This is an adult showing a white stripe down the middle of its crown. Notice the long, loose feathers on its chest. These specialized feathers continually grow and fray forming “powder down”...
  19. Pretending I'm a Cat Tail

    Pretending I'm a Cat Tail

    A reflecting Great Blue Heron sits motionless while on the hunt in a creek.
  20. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    A captured this Heron along a riverside, just pondering life. I guess he did not like the intrusion, so I apologize for that.
  21. Great Blue Heron - 4

    Great Blue Heron - 4

    Not too wary of me yet.
  22. Great Blue Heron - 5

    Great Blue Heron - 5

    About to land.
  23. Great Blue Heron - 6

    Great Blue Heron - 6

    Moving out into slightly deeper water.
  24. Hanging out......

    Hanging out......

    Along with the Great Blue are Royal Terns, a Laughing Gull, a Black Skimmer and a gull flyby.
  25. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    A lone heron, one of few birds that are year round residents in the ponds and marshes around here.
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