Connecticut Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron Watching

These shots were taken after this Heron had been ‘Run Out Of Town‘  by a Red Winged Black Bird. He literally shook it off and then went fishing.

Connecticut Great Blue Heron
Connecticut Great Blue Heron
Connecticut Great Blue Heron
Connecticut Great Blue Heron

What I did not know, until processing these shots later, was a small Mallard had slept through the whole thing.

Connecticut Great Blue Heron
Connecticut Great Blue Heron

Life on the pond must be one drama after another.

Connecticut Great Blue Heron
Connecticut Great Blue Heron

I have not included any of the dozens of teen aged Canadian Geese that live there. The noise and chaos from them is even too much for me. Photographing them is like herding cats.