Saturday, July 2, 2016

Great Blue Herons, July 2, 2016

Saturday's Critters, Camera Critters, I'd Rather B Birdin', and Saturday's Silhouettes

Our birding trip to Pickwick was rained out on Monday, so we went again on Wednesday.
Pickwick, Tennessee, USA, June 29, 2016
The Herons were very active, swooping around and splashing down to grab fish for their lunch.

That's a keeper!

And down it goes!

Pickwick, Tennessee, USA, June 29, 2016
Great Blue Heron silhouetted against the water coming through the spillway at Pickwick Dam.

Have a Wonderful Week-End!

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14 comments:

  1. Lea, such wonderful captures!

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  2. Hello, cool sequence on the Heron with it's fish meal. Great photos and post.
    Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your 4th of July weekend!

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  3. Wow! The last photo is breathtaking! And almost got more than he could swallow! Enjoy your weekend! Hugs, Diane

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  4. Love these views of the heron. The last photo is a wonderful example of a dramatic scene.

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  5. Gorgeous pics of the heron. Love the last photo, it's outstanding.

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  6. I most certainly love GBH!! And your images are tops. The fish 'going down'...excellent. And the silhouette of it on the spillway is extraordinary.

    Thank you so much for adding your post link! We birders at I'd Rather B Birdin' always appreciate you participating!!

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  7. Nice catch! Both to the Heron, and YOU! ;o)

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  8. Thats a decent sized fish! I wonder if they can eat so much fish that they can no longer fly?!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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    1. After eating a big fish, I know I would need to just lay down and take a nap!
      Have a great week!
      Lea

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  9. Eating fish and its click ...great capture.

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  10. What a great series of photos, Lea! Love the last one!
    Many thanks for joining us at the Saturday Silhouettes meme.

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