Great Blue, At A Marsh

Great Blue, At A Marsh

These shots were taken at a large (huge) wildlife management area. Most other in flight Heron photographs lately are from a rookery or swamp.

Great Blue, At A Marsh
Great Blue, At A Marsh

The only reason I mention this is the clear, and blue, sky here. This part of the Lowcountry is known for being wide open and perfectly clear.

Except when things are burning.

Great Blue, At A Marsh
Great Blue, At A Marsh

Fire in a damp marsh means smoldering and thick smoke.

Three days ago (maybe four) a burn was happening in a pine forest area, today when we passed it was still smoking.

Interesting how I start an article in one direction, a few paragraphs later I’m somewhere completely different.

Hemingway can ‘Rest In Peace’.

 

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