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Animals A to Z. The Letter G

Animals A to Z. The Letter G

Marty’s photo of the day #2618: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in August, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. G is for Great Blue Heron. I have great blue herons shots from many locations. But since I took most of the photos I’m posting this month […]

Great blue heron

Great blue heron

Marty’s photo of the day #2582: Great blue heron. I love the challenge capturing birds in flight!

In-flight; in-focus

In-flight; in-focus

Marty’s photo of the day #2525: I always enjoy the victory when I get an in-flight photo in focus. This is a great blue heron.

Great blue heron

Great blue heron

Marty’s photo of the day #2482: Here’s a great blue heron that I photographed in the Everglades.

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Marty’s photo of the day #2069: On my morning hikes in the Baja Peninsula desert, I would often spot birds atop giant cardón cactuses (the tallest species of cactus in the world). Ravens and vultures looked like they belonged on the cactus. But great blue herons?

When is a great blue heron like a snake?

When is a great blue heron like a snake?

Marty’s photo of the day #1783: It’s Montana Now Week, featuring animal photos I took during the last seven days—in the woods surrounding Deb’s and my house or within easy driving distance. As I watched this great blue heron, I realized just how much herons are like snakes. When hunting, a snake can freeze in […]

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Marty’s photo of the day #1550: It’s “Didn’t Make the Cut Week,” featuring photos that I carefully considered for my new book, Endangered Edens (now available for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes & Noble), but decided to leave out. I have a funny section in the Everglades chapter about great blue herons. Like so many […]

G is for Great Blue Heron

G is for Great Blue Heron

Marty’s photo of the day #1459: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in June, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. G is for Great Blue Heron. I have great blue herons shots from many locations. But since I took most of the photos I’m posting this month […]

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