Not Expecting That

It was a bright, clear afternoon today but extremely cold and windy so not many birds were out there fighting the gusts.

When I first saw this great blue heron nestled down in among the reeds in the salt marsh, I assumed he was trying to stay out of the wind. But suddenly he jumped up and took flight across the marsh. I guess he was still looking for a nicer, warmer spot to settle in and hopefully hide from the stiff ocean breeze.

GBH Flies Up Out of the Reeds

GBH Flies Up Out of the Reeds

14 thoughts on “Not Expecting That

    • They should let him in, get him his own dinner bowl, and give him a spot on the couch. Of course blue herons can often be loud complainers so you would have that to contend with. 🙂

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