April 1st, 2004

Heron in flight

A great blue heron reacts quickly to the photographer emerging from his car on South March Point Road. The average length of a heron is 38 inches, with a wingspan of 70 inches – almost six feet! I’m thinking I’m going to have to build a blind to get the photos I want from these uncooperative birds.

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About Photographer Steve Berentson

A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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