April 23, 2013

A Heron Next to Our Yard

heronI saw this heron stalking fish in the lake just below our yard. He's not as close as herons sometimes got to our house in Glebe Harbor but I have a stronger zoom lens then I used there, so these pictures don't show how far away I was.

A disadvantage of the zoom is that it's weight makes it harder to hold the camera steady. I wasn't using a tripod so some other shots were blurred. I try to take duplicates "just in case."

See my 2005 post: Great Blue Heron


  1. love the greens reflecting in the water to frame him.

  2. Lovely shots. I generally need a tripod anymore with the camera; a little age on my body has forced that upon me.

  3. We get a couple of those coming to our little lake every once in awhile.

  4. Fabulous. I have been trying to get a shot of these at our local park. They have a heron sanctuary there. Super shots.

  5. These are great! I like all the different shades of green.


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