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great blue heron

  1. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

  2. Great Blue heron

    Great Blue heron

  3. Blue Heron

    Blue Heron

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

    And another fly by

  5. 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...
  6. Fly by

    Fly by

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

    Another flyby

    It was a good day at the pier.
  8. 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 .
  9. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    ssp fannini
  10. 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...
  11. Thinking about a dip

    Thinking about a dip

    Gray on gray
  12. 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.
  13. Perched blue heron

    Perched blue heron

    While taking a walk around the Manasquan Reservoir I spotted this heron perched proudly on the tree stump
  14. 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!
  15. 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!
  16. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    This is a one year old Great Blue Heron who hangs out at Trico Run at the Little Lehigh Creek next to the Allentown Fish Hatchery. Last summer I photographed him standing in the netting fishing at the hatchery.
  17. Heron on ice II

    Heron on ice II

  18. Heron on Ice

    Heron on Ice

  19. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias subsp. wardii) Its prey is a large Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus: Muridae). Roadside ditch along TX Hwy 36 southeast of Rogers, Bell County, Texas, USA near the Milam County line. Blackland Prairie Vegetational Area with native prairie converted into tame pasture...
  20. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    I'd like to wish y'all a Happy New Year from Hazel & I...Thanks for all your kind comments on my efforts throughout the year, all much appreciated, and thanks for sharing your lovely bird pics with us here on Birdforum. If you're going out celebrating tonight...Have a "Good Un&quot...
  21. Skating anyone?

    Skating anyone?

    I was thrilled to watch this Great Blue Heron glide across the pond at the nature center. Get the hot chocolate ready!!
  22. The Great Blue Heron

    The Great Blue Heron

    I guess I disturbed this fisherman.
  23. Great Blue Statue

    Great Blue Statue

    Aside from the Pelagic Cormorants on the cliff face and a few sparrows here and there, we hadn't seen any birds on our walk that morning until ... As we headed back towards the base of our trial up the hill to my brother's place, I saw this Great Blue Heron standing in the field...
  24. Great Blue contortionist

    Great Blue contortionist

    Another sighting on the cliffs of the Mendocino Headland
  25. Great Blue Heron

    Great Blue Heron

    This is from a while ago, but I really like this picture