Herons on the Marsh


Not the best of photos (I need a bigger lens!), but I was thrilled to see one of these herons come in wings spread wide for a sweeping landing in the marsh. I’ve never spotted more than one heron at a time. Perhaps they’re a mating pair?


On my return trip, passing the marsh again I saw the herons were still there, so I did another “drive-by” shot out the driver’s window.


It wasn’t until I got home that I realized what I thought was a log was actually a third heron.

Yup – it looks like I need my eyesight checked (or a bigger lens!). Just last week, on a foggy morning I stopped to photograph a moose. Turns out what I thought was a moose’s antlers was really the roots of a tree that had toppled over!

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4 Responses to Herons on the Marsh

  1. Sara says:

    LOL about the “moose”! :O) We occasionally see a heron near the pond out back, but I’ve never seen more than one, let alone three!

  2. Michele says:

    Wow, that’s beautiful. Thank you.

  3. Lisa Ludlow says:

    Pretty photos…we have those herons fishin’ in the ditches on the side of the road. It is kind of bizarre to see them hanging out by the Circle K gas station doing their thing. But I guess they gotta go where the chow is. I just made an appointment for my eyes. I’m hoping to improve those “moose” sighting moments myself. You made me laugh!

  4. Katie says:

    I never see more than one at a time here either. Maybe it’s a young family?

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