Great Blue Heron Day


There were two great blue herons sitting together on this tree in the middle of the lake. I think they were already working on a nest.


After he stretched his wings, he had an itch.


This one had a siren (a type of eel with feet) in his beak.


It was a big siren!


He struggled for a few minutes with it.


Down the hatch. It looks like it’s stuck in his throat.


A perfect pose. Another one chilling on the trail.

This Saturday morning at Circle B Bar Reserve felt like Great Blue Heron day. They were everywhere. I felt like there were more at the park than I have ever seen before. Last spring we had a pair build a nest and raise a baby right on the trail. Here’s hoping for another nest or maybe more this year.