A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) away from the water. It’s unusual to see them on dry land, for me anyway! Perhaps it was hunting mice!
A Great Blue Heron (Andea herodias) in a local farmers field hunting for summer. We stopped on the road and I guess it didn’t like our presence, even though we were a distance away. It started to leave and then decided to stay after this great wing display!
A juvenile Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticoras nycticorax) hiding in the shadows.
A Great Blue Heron, (GBH) perched on a deadfall birch tree. This bird had quite stunning colours.
An immature Black-crowned Night Heron in it’s favourite perch, deep in the branches of a tree. It’s nocturnal and sleeps throughout the day.
Here’s a Black-capped Night Heron at it’s normal roost deep in the branches of a tree.
It had it’s back to the wind which was blowing his plumes up over it’s face.
A Great Blue Heron
An odd sort of fellow. Here’s a Black-crowned Night Heron.
It’s unusual to see them with their eyes open during the day.