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Jun 7, 2009

In Flight

My favorite shots of a Great Blue Heron. So far this is the best I have. I keep hoping to get a better shot of one. Sad thing is I only realized a few years ago that they were even in MI. To be honest growing up, I didn't see many birds besides Robins, Mourning Doves, Mallard Ducks, Canada Geese, and the occasional Blue Jay or Cardinal. I'm amazed that I have the love and desire to explore nature that I do. I need to do it more often but I will plan trips around nature centers and parks that I might be able to visit. Hope you enjoy today's photos.


Ruth's Photo Blog said...

These are beautiful pictures,especially the last one.I too grew up not really knowing much about birds,but the bug has bitten and I love it now.Catching up is fun.

Shellmo said...

Very nice flight shots! Herons are fun to see - we have one that "fishes" in front of our cabin.

Anonymous said...

I was at my parent's farm yesterday & took a pic of the sky w/ the trees & when I got home & loaded them onto my computer, there was a pretty good size bird flying over head - I didn't notice it when I was taking the picture though - but it's too far away to see what kind of bird it is.

Christy said...

Tricia - I have done things like that before. I only know what this bird is because it actually flew over my head first and with the new camera and the longer lense I was not able to capture it and thought about trying at another date then thought no I need to do this now so the bird was farther than I would like. I did see some this Saturday that I took some pics of and am hoping I might have a better one in those haven't loaded them on the computer yet hopefully tonight or tomorrow.

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