Little Blue Heron taking bath

Splish Splash

It’s always a surprise to see a wading bird in the water with their body in. This Little Blue Heron was taking a prolonged bath in water that was a bit murky.

Little Blue Heron taking bath
Little Blue Heron taking bath – click photo for larger view

He stood in one spot having a soak for at least ten minutes. I’m not sure if those bubbles were from his splashing that I missed or something else was in the water.

Little Blue Heron taking bath
Little Blue Heron taking bath – click photo for larger view

Then the action started:

Little Blue Heron taking bath
Little Blue Heron taking bath – click photo for larger view

Bathing can be hard on your coiffure.

Little Blue Heron taking bath
Little Blue Heron taking bath – click photo for larger view

Finally hopping out of the water for a big shake.

Little Blue Heron taking bath
Little Blue Heron taking bath – click photo for larger view

And another:

Little Blue Heron taking bath
Little Blue Heron taking bath – click photo for larger view

Then a peaceful rest at the edge of his personal bath tub.

Little Blue Heron taking bath
Little Blue Heron taking bath – click photo for larger view

 

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