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I indulged in Smoke and Mirrors, Double Meanings, Hidden Messages, Madness, etc., on my blog during May and June of 2018. But the unraveling began in March 2018.


Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Black-crowned Night-Heron - Photograph

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This is 1 of 2 posts of photographs I took of a Black-crowned Night-Heron at Perry's Mill Pond in Fairfield, CT this past week.

There were actually two or three of these birds here. I had only seen one, and was creeping closer to try to get photographs, when two others flew off. This one went into a nearby tree, then remained "frozen" in place. I think he thought if he didn't move, he would be invisible to me. I didn't get too close, because these birds are very skittish, and tend to fly off.

The second photo is my entry for:

Wild Bird Wednesday


Susan said...

Hi Anne, thanks for your visit.
I liked seeing your photos of the Heron. It's funny how they adopt different tactics to "avoid" detection isn't it. You can see he's on alert :D)

Carole M. said...

VERY nice Anne - I don't think I've ever seen one for myself

Rajesh said...

Beautiful night heron.

Margaret Adamson said...

Great Heron shots

Gunilla Bäck said...

Beautiful shots of the heron!

i stora drag said...

Really great photos of the night heron! One sort of night heron had been seen here in my country Sweden the other day, they usually don't come so far north.
Thanks for your comment!
Greetings Pia

Dave said...

Great lighting in these images making for perfect results. of course its a smart bird too.

Anonymous said...

Stunning and detailed shots of this delightful Night Heron. Seen on Wild Bird Wednesday

Anonymous said...

Nicely done!