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Is That The Sun?

Is That the Sun? – While I am certain this Tricolored Heron was looking into the water with the other eye, it certainly does look like maybe he was wondering, “Is that the sun?” During a February trip to South Florida with friends that included day trips to Everglades National Park, we took advantage of …

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Time To Take A Break 2

Time to Take a Break 2 – After walking around for some time, this Tricolored Heron stopped and just stood statue-still as though it was time to take a break. As this bird stood there, it became more relaxed and the bend in the neck became more pronounced. During a February trip to South Florida …

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Time To Take A Break

Time to Take a Break – After walking around for some time, this Tricolored Heron stopped and just stood statue-still as though it was time to take a break. During a February trip to South Florida with friends that included day trips to Everglades National Park, we took advantage of the opportunity to watch and …

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There Could Be A Yawn Coming

There Could Be a Yawn – I have made thousands of photographs of birds over the years.  This is the first image I have made or seen for that matter, where the bird’s beak was starting to open from the base rather than the tip.  It really does look as though there could be a …

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Waiting

Waiting -Herons and Egrets seem to be very patient.  After flying into the area this Tri-colored Heron simply stood around as though it was waiting for dinner to come to it.  I watched and photographed the bird for several minutes before seeing any sort of movement indicating there may be some prey within striking distance. …

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You Can’t See Me

You can’t see me – While walking on Pa-hay-okee Trail we saw this Tri-colored Heron in the reeds.  I was able to take a few photos from a distance.  Eventually, the bird flew to a more open space and would give me several minutes to get several good photos. During a February trip to South …

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Tricolored Heron On The Hunt

Tricolored Heron on the Hunt – This Tricolored Heron was the most photographic bird I had seen all day.  He walked around his territory stopping once every few steps to search the surrounding water for something to eat. During a February trip to South Florida with friends that included day trips to Everglades National Park, we …

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