Photos by Tag: heron

April 12th, 2020

Winged friends on shoreline

What a wonderful adventure! My solo walk at Ship Harbor turned into a hike to wetlands, those exposed on the shoreline and those tucked away near the state ferry terminal. I saw one eagle, one bunny and MANY birds. All shapes and sizes, from hummingbird and kingfisher to blue heron and Canada goose. Many plants […]

March 20th, 2020

In celebration of Spring

Spring has sprung. And what a glorious couple of days it’s been! Collected here are a few photos of people celebrating the new season in their own way. Fresh air and fun on fantastic Fidalgo Island!

March 19th, 2020

Changing position

A blue heron at Rosario Beach raises its wings as he executes a quick change in position, soon to drop out of sight on the other side of the rock. A minute later I realized why: two little boys with sticks. Water separated bird from boys, but the move was a good precautionary step.

January 22nd, 2020

‘The Old Man’

When I typed “heron” into my website search engine I was reminded just how much I love photographing blue herons. They abound in this area, from marinas to bays, but one of my favorite heron photographs is from a sailboat trip to Chatterbox Falls, British Columbia in October 2005. Friend James Stover nicknamed this heron […]

June 9th, 2011

Evening silhouette

There wasn’t much light, so I opted to convert this photo of a heron into a “watercolor.” Our walk on the Tommy Thompson Trail included sightings of bunnies, herons, geese and eagles. We also enjoyed the aroma of wild roses.

May 6th, 2010

Uncooperative subject

Anyone who follows this website knows I love to photograph herons. As evidenced in this photo, some are more cooperative than others. This heron at March’s Point opted to move to a nearby pasture rather than have a “portrait.”

March 21st, 2010

March’s Point heron

This heron was dining in a March’s Point wetlands area just a few yards from the Fidalgo Bay shoreline.

April 10th, 2009

Heron silouette

During Thursday’s break in weather I stopped in at Ace of Hearts Rotary Park, a park in the making off of “H” Avenue in south Anacortes. I disrupted the sunbathing of this heron, who opted for a new spot in a pasture a few hundred feet away. This area, complete with perimeter wetlands, will someday […]

September 27th, 2008

Pacific hues

Everything about this photograph is “Pacific Northwest,” from heron to hues of color on the Guemes Channel shoreline between Port of Anacortes Pier 1 and Curtis Wharf. A quiet Saturday morning before the annual rumble of motorcyles arriving for Oyster Run.

May 14th, 2008

Pond chums

Apparently these two are friends from the ‘hood, because the mallard’s stealth approach from the rear left the heron totally unimpressed.

October 29th, 2007

Perch and soar

If you look close you’ll see not only a seagull, but a blue heron perched on the rocks on a lazy Deception Pass morning. The birds’ playground was the swirling water just a few hundred yards east of the bridge.

October 24th, 2007

Mirror image

Tuesday’s sunshine yielded opportunity to capture this image, a heron reflected in still waters near the Harbormaster’s office at Cap Sante Boat Haven.

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