Thursday, April 4, 2013


Be like the bird that, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings. 
--Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French poet and novelist.  
Though they're fairly common in this region, I am always thrilled to spot a Great Blue Heron feeding in a stream. This one let me take a few photos before flying downstream. Their wingspan is impressive -- usually around 70 inches. [click to enlarge]

1 comment:

  1. We counted 17 nests in the Sycamore near Ft. Henry Dam.


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