Tag Archives: herons

A Whole Host of Herons

Herons are so common to Floridians that I’m pretty sure they consider me crazy when I show up and go ga-ga over them! But hey – these oddly beautiful birds are not regular visitors to my backyard – nor am … Continue reading

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Herons and Egrets and Gulls, Oh My!

I think as a finale for my Dauphin Island trip, I will simply share a collage of some of the birds that we saw as we walked along the bay in the late afternoon/early evening hours each day.  I’ll include a white … Continue reading

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A Well-Fed Fellow

I just got back from spending a wonderful week at Dauphin Island.  My parents invited me (and my camera) to accompany them on a trip in their RV to this barrier island that sits between the Gulf of Mexico and … Continue reading

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Great Blue Heron

Saw this Great Blue Heron at Berry College yesterday and felt like sharing his picture.  They are a fun bird to photograph (especially for beginners like myself) because they are both statue-like and statuesque!

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The Local Heron Hangout

Over the last several days I have seen, not one…not two…but three different types of herons hanging about at our neighborhood pond. First I encountered the Great Blue Heron, a year round resident here in Georgia and the largest of … Continue reading

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