Great Blue Heron...Tall as it gets!
Attack! 1 of 5 showing Great Blue Heron behavior.
Capture! 2 of 5
Oops!....have a little grass and twigs in there. (3 of 5)
After cleaning off the debris.... (4 of 5)
Yummy! (5 of 5)
Great Blue Heron close up against bright sky.
Great Blue Heron close up with a dark green background.
Great Blue Heron preening in the fog
American Bittern... Lives and hunts in tall grasses near water.....It can take many shapes as it easily goes thru or over grass. Notice large feet used for flattening grass as he goes.
American Bittern..... stretches neck out to prepare a strike
American Bittern.... Attack!
This one had no luck on this bank and decided to swim across canal.....see swimming shots.
Swimming right at me! A bittern swimming is a rare sight.
Double-crested Cormorant in an unusual pose
Great Blue Heron
Double-crested Cormorant Cormorant
drying feathers in rare winter sun
Cormorant on it's favorite perch
Common (or Wilson's) Snipe
Wilson's Snipe on Crag
Green Heron, Juvenile
American Bittern with Bullfrog Tadpole