Sand Hill Crane
These magnificent birds are known for a very distinct call which can be heard for miles away. They're also quite tall and quite beautiful
This green heron was looking up in the sky to see a large hawk fly over head- that's why he looks so tense.
Pruning Great Blue Heron
Some resident bald eagles in Millenium Park.
Flying Great Blue
I got this picture from our pontoon paddle boat on the lake behind our house. It might be my favorite great blue picture I have :)
This green heron is tip-toeing on the far side of this dead tree trunk from our kayaks.
Fishing Great Blue Heron
This guy is wading in the shallows waiting for the fish to become comfortable with his presence so he can swallow them whole.
Hungry Great Blue
This great blue heron found himself in the midst of lavender and purple loosestrife, which made the perfect background for him.
Walking and drinking at the same time- see those little drops of water dropping from his beak?
Grear Blue Herons usually hang out by the water on the ground, but I managed to find this one up in a tree. You never know where they'll show up.
Those pensive eyes show that he's reflecting in more ways that one.
Shot from my couch
The focus and energy behind those eyes would make me scared if I were a mouse... Or, heck, if I were a Patriot in the 2018 Super bowl.
Fly Eagle Fly
Catching perfect focus on fast-moving, small targets is tough, but it still turned out pretty well
Cardinal + Finches