Many of the large churches in historic Charleston, SC, are difficult to photograph in their entirety due to the closeness of their neighbors. Turns out that the tops of parking garages provide some neat views that get around this dilemma.
This image is the rear of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist that I featured last fall in my post Charleston Cathedral with Connecticut Connection.
The dramatic clouds were provided by an approaching summer thunder storm.
One beakful at a time the Great Blue Heron males fetch enough materials to build a nest.
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This Great Blue Herons was putting her all into vocalizing and showing off her plumes as nesting season has begun. She has claimed one of the most prized nesting trees so I doubt she’ll be alone for long.
Last season’s nest on this spot was completely removed by various storms so she and her mate will have a lot of work to do.
Roseate Spoonbill taking a one legged break.