Tag Archives: Ardea herodias

06.14.2022 You should have seen the one that got away.

It was this big…

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06.12.2022 Bwaa haa haa haa

So dutifully looking for frogs yesterday late afternoon, several folks told me as I walked along the rail trail at Poor Farm Swamp that there was a heron ahead.  Sure enough, right at the second pond was this youngster standing … Continue reading

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05.06.2022 A few minutes of GBH fun

I set out again to shoot some turtles and maybe a frog or two and did so cannot do a fourth “You don’t always” post.  No complaint about that.  And I usually like to keep my subjects varied over time … Continue reading

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05.04.2022 You don’t always get what you want-3

I’m on a roll here.  Sunday afternoon I walked the rail trail hoping to photograph turtles.  I just saw a couple but they were swimming at a distance so just happy to see them.  But, as shown the last few … Continue reading

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04.10.2022 Silent Sunday…so to speak

This morning I visited a beaver pond on some private property.  I’ve done some window treatment work for the owners and was invited to visit the pond whenever I wished and as early a I wished. Today was my first … Continue reading

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08.02.2021 A quiet Sunday morning

Sunday was another cloudless beginning to the day.  Not a good sign for sunrise photography and as I drove looking for something to catch my eye nothing did.  So it goes sometimes.  Still a lovely start to the day with … Continue reading

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06.15.2021-2 Two-fer Tuesday

While looking for froggies for FFs to come, I saw this handsome Great Blue Heron across a pond, possibly Brickyard Pond, along the Norwottuck Rail Trail. Great Blue Heron- Ardea herodias I liked the pose but thought a little farther … Continue reading

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10.31.2020 Frosty the Heron

Yes, we did have snow yesterday.  Only about an inch locally but nearby spots had more, some as much as 5″. This morning I went out to try for a full moon shot and as it was setting a huge … Continue reading

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10.29.2020-2 Young Punk

Kind of looks like this juvenile delinquent was looking for trouble. Really just the result of some early morning preening. Another frame from the shoot three weeks ago.  Eventually settling down in the pond to go fishing.

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08.12.2020 Saturday Morning Surprise!

Saturday saw me drive to North Quabbin with little success. I drove back to town intending to walk the rail trail which I did and shared the green heron from there.  But before that I noticed how calm Hawley Reservoir … Continue reading

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