Great Blue Heron

A number of Great Blue Herons posed in and out of the old rice fields adjacent to the Ashley River last week.  The reeds, weeds and bushes along the edge are starting to show that end of summer droop and a hint of color changes.

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This Heron was performing what appeared to be a cooling ritual with panting type breathing and his wings at bent angle.

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The classic pose, waiting and watching.

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