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great blue heron

  1. Sunrise in the Lagoon...

    Sunrise in the Lagoon...

    Basking in the morning sun.
  2. Coming into Colors...

    Coming into Colors...

    These beauties continue to work on their breeding finery as nesting will begin soon.
  3. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

  4. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

  5. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

  6. Coming in for a Landing

    Coming in for a Landing

  7. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

  8. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

  9. Two Greats in Passing

    Two Greats in Passing

    The Great Egret flew in and seemingly invaded the personal space of the Great Blue Heron, but the Heron didn't even acknowledge it.
  10. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias subsp. wardi) Sexes similar. West end of Galveston Island, San Luis Pass, Galveston County side, Texas, USA. Barrier Island, a straight connecting West Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Sandy Beach and sand dunes.
  11. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

  12. Great Blue heron

    Great Blue heron

  13. Blue Heron

    Blue Heron

    This beauty was scouting the shoreline for a little snack
  14. And another fly by

    And another fly by

  15. Not happy to mix

    Not happy to mix

    But some were a bit grumpy about sharing the water. This young Great Blue Heron seemed quite grumpy being "buzzed" by a whole trail of Black-necked Stilts one after the other. And then they had the nerve to fill up the pool, crowding him even more. ;) Sorry I haven't browsed yet. Had...
  16. Fly by

    Fly by

    Not the first time one flew over my yard and it's always so neat to see one of them.
  17. Another flyby

    Another flyby

    It was a good day at the pier.
  18. GBH  hiking the rocks

    GBH hiking the rocks

    A sheltered coastal area with limited access . He just walked by 7 meters away . Earlier saw one hunting mice on a grassy sand dune . this summer .
  19. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    ssp fannini
  20. Baldie, Blue, Double-cresteds ... and no boats

    Baldie, Blue, Double-cresteds ... and no boats

    At the base of Conowingo Dam. In Winter this is a great place to watch baldies fishing. I'm told there are dozens of them then and that they often dive for fish quite close to the path on the bank. But that day there were only two - first just one, then two - sitting on a wall out in mid-stream...
  21. Thinking about a dip

    Thinking about a dip

    Gray on gray
  22. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias subsp. wardii) Sexes similar. Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Chambers County, Texas, USA. Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes Vegetational Area. Shoveler Pond, sea level.
  23. Perched blue heron

    Perched blue heron

    While taking a walk around the Manasquan Reservoir I spotted this heron perched proudly on the tree stump
  24. I don't like ducks!

    I don't like ducks!

    Taken at Wildland Conservancy in Emmaus during the summer months. He doesn't seem to tolerate ducks!
  25. Great Blue Heron at Fish Hatchery

    Great Blue Heron at Fish Hatchery

    This is a yearling Great Blue Heron fishing at Allentown City's Fish Hatchery. He's not stupid!
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