to visit the Great Blue Heron ...
just noticed that both birds have a spur-like claw on the back of one of their legs ..
on the ,GBH it is near the base of his right leg ..
will look for a shot that shows them better ..
.. the invitation said 'Formal'
.. so primp
.. fix all feathers
.. must look elegant
.. oh, it takes so much
.. time to get put together
.. can't use any gel
.. or the wind blown
.. natural look
.. will be gone
.. ah, now to look into the lakewat…
no sound ..
not even a ripple in the lake ..
a tall elegant feathered ..
creature glides by..
in search of a snack ..
quietly dragging his toes ..
to stir up something below ..
all the while ..
keeping eyes peeled ..
for an anole or dragonfly ..
.. as the sun glistened on the water
.. diamonds appeared on the surface
.. reflections of grasses on the bank
.. yet, even though I know diamonds can't
.. float on water
.. my imagination
.. perhaps just a figment of if
.. decides that it could be possi…
.. Great Blue Heron in the lake
.. watching for movement in the waters
.. time for a snack
.. but, he had fisherpersons to deal with
.. one left, but the other was still there
.. certainly those humans have been told it is the
.. Lake of The Great Blue He…
- what a fascinating time to be at the lake
- spotted the Little Blue Heron on the bank
- wading .. looking for a tasty morsel or two
- when all of a sudden
- here comes a fly-in Little Blue
- they did some touch landing type of flying
- since they are i…
.. in the old bench on the left [the gentleman brought a newspaper to sit on ]
.. the birds have really messed up those benches
.. on the right - a new bench
.. wonder how long before
.. the birds claim this as their bench, too
.. size makes no difference
.. it is all a matter of priorities
.. this little 'eyes-bigger-than-stomach' guy
.. could care less if all other feathered friends are bigger than he
.. of course, the Pelicans don't care about his find
.. but, if the Swan was…
.. Save It ..!
.. on a day like today -- "The Alphabet Site" -- 'G'
.. nothing will do
.. the 'feather-do'
.. so, this is a Great Blue Heron
.. wind-blown style
.. elegant display
.. by a regal wader