Great Blue Heron, Landing Above A Swamp

Great Blue Heron, Landing Above A Swamp

The Great Blue dropped down and landed on one of the higher branches over this rookery. I’m not sure if this was a new comer or one that had already grabbed a nesting spot.

Great Blue Heron, Landing Above A Swamp
Great Blue Heron, Landing Above A Swamp

If he was new this was a good location. Fly in, then land in the wrong spot all the current tenants will come right out and chase him off.

Great Blue Heron, Landing Above A Swamp
Great Blue Heron, Landing Above A Swamp

Best to look around first.

Great Blue Heron, Landing Above A Swamp
Great Blue Heron, Landing Above A Swamp
Great Blue Heron, Landing Above A Swamp
Great Blue Heron, Landing Above A Swamp

This is the best time of year to shoot in a swamp. The big birds are looking for mates and few leaves on the trees.

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