What a majestic bird! A nesting pair in the Viera Wetlands, Melbourne, FL
A beautiful example of a Little Blue Heron with exemplary coloration. Somewhere around Tampa, FL
Oooh... A little crawdad for breakfast. Wonder if he has any bigger brothers?
Nothing is too big to stab!
Nesting. Viera Wetlands 2017.
Great Blue Heron. Merritt Island NWR
Double Vision... Maria Sanchez Lake, St. Augustine, FL
Great Blue Heron relaxing on the jetties at Perdido Pass, AL
A beach combing Great Blue Heron. Perdido Beach, AL
A female Great Blue (foreground) saying thanks to her mate for another stick in the nest. Wakodahatchee Wetlands.
"Did your hear about Suzie... she and John went.... " Pottsburg Creek, Jacksonville, FL
Little Blue, Pottsburg Creek, Jacksonville, FL
The mating pairs are extremely intimate while building their nest. The male preens the female while she works, and there is a lot of cuddling during breaks. Viera Wetlands, Melbourne, FL.
Got the All-You-Can-Eat shrimp deal today! MINWR
In the glow of the setting sun. Almost looks like flash photography, but it's the reflection of the sun off late day thunderheads. Salt Run, St. Augustine, FL
Little Blue. Viera Wetlands 2017
Frog Legs! (and head and body and everything else...)
A little stretch for the little blue. In the marsh on the ICW, St. Augustine, FL.
Waiting for Dad to come back with a stick. Viera Wetlands.
She'll like this one for sure! Viera Wetlands.
Hrrrrumph! Along the Tamiami Trail near Everglades City in the Everglades.
Checking in the mirror. Maria Sanchez Lake, St. Augustine, FL
Nicely lit in the early morning sunlight. Viera Wetlands, FL
I'm an Ostrich.
A Little Blue Heron just after dawn along the Shark Valley road, Everglades.
A majestic flier. Wakodahatchee Wetlands.
I stick my toungue out at you! Shark Valley, Everglades
Yummy! Late afternoon Jack snack at Merritt Island National Wildlife Reserve. Biolab Road.
This is the look you get when you try to nest too close to Momma Blue Heron. Momma is not tolerant at all! I think I've seen that look before... At Wakodahatchee Wetlands.
Here ya go babe... Viera Wetlands
Little Blue with a little mullet. Yummy! St. Augustine, FL
This is my grumpy look. Are you intimidated?
In the setting sun...
Peek-a-boo. Viera Wetlands
Just gonna hang out on my pole all night. Salt Run, St. Augustine, FL.
Ooooohhh yeah! That feels good! St. Augustine ICW marsh
My driver's license photo. Shark Valley, Everglades.