I went out early to follow the Great Blue Heron as usual, but this time I was in for a treat. I captured a moment I will never forget and I hope you don’t either.
The adult Heron was a bit late to check up on its baby. I walked by the lake when she flew in about ten feet from me. Once again, I went unnoticed because of my camouflage. I immediately noticed something different about the Heron, it was injured on the right wing. It must have been attacked by something large, because it had a big wound on the top of its wing. After taking a few photographs, I realized it was fine, when it flew off gracefully to attend to its baby waiting for food.
I ran quickly to catch some photos of it landing so high in the tree, when I was presented with something much more beautiful. Continue reading