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Great Blue Heron

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 3 March 2016 in Animal & Insect.

They are fascinating to watch. He had his eye on something!

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

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Martine from France

Quelle belle prise de ce héron.

3 Mar 2016 5:56am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

The heron is a wonderful bird. I look forward to the spring, because during the muuto they can see sometimes several at a time.

3 Mar 2016 5:58am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

belle prise

3 Mar 2016 7:09am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Wow ! Great capture

3 Mar 2016 8:06am

Alun from Elton, United Kingdom

These really are lovely birds, lovely

3 Mar 2016 8:09am

jean pierre a from France

superbe oiseau! amitiés

3 Mar 2016 9:20am

Devi from Chennai, India

Looks like he has spotted some prey :)))))Wonderful capture :)

3 Mar 2016 10:28am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

You certainly wouldn't want to be stalked by one. Lovely

3 Mar 2016 10:30am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique captage de ce héron au long bec quel rendu sur les roseaux et vue superbe compo

3 Mar 2016 10:31am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

They are fascinating. Such concentration. Perfect stillness. Good capture.

3 Mar 2016 11:31am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Beautiful to see and perfect timing to capture the graceful but alert stance.

3 Mar 2016 11:34am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Bravo très belle prise!

3 Mar 2016 12:43pm

Paleblue Photography from St. Catharines, Canada

Excellent capture of this beautiful bird.

3 Mar 2016 1:37pm

Don from Spokane, United Kingdom

Their long neck makes them particularly attractive. This is a fine shot of this one concentrating on something just ahead.

3 Mar 2016 4:28pm

franz from Baden, Austria

complete concentration ... great capture!
(i saw two grey herons today while out with the dog, but had no camera with me ... :-(

3 Mar 2016 5:38pm

@franz: I don't see them very often so when I do it is always such a treat!

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Une magnifique capture ..... Bravo.)

3 Mar 2016 6:09pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Herons are my favorite bird! I love how sleek and steady this one is. Ready to pounce, I think! Fabulous photo

3 Mar 2016 6:11pm

@Ruthiebear: I really like them too! I sat and watched him for quite a while.

Carol from Leamington, Canada

What a perfect moment Elaine... they are so beautiful.... an excellent capture!!

3 Mar 2016 7:01pm

Gérard from Marseille, France

Good shot in the Wildlife Refuge

3 Mar 2016 7:40pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Ah, yes, those eyes miss nothing !

3 Mar 2016 7:53pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great clarity captured in this heron!! I love how you've captured him with his neck stretched out.

4 Mar 2016 1:14am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


4 Mar 2016 3:26pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
Lovely bird!

4 Mar 2016 6:45pm

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