Herons

These birds are from the Seattle area unless noted differently

Ballard Locks

Golden Gardens, one of our beaches

Eating a small eel

Eating a small eel

Catching a small fish and swallowing it

Catching a small fish and swallowing it

Catching a small fish and swallowing it

Catching a small fish and swallowing it

Catching a small fish and swallowing it

Catching a small fish and swallowing it

Catching a small fish and swallowing it

Catching a small fish and swallowing it

Catching a small fish and swallowing it

Catching a small fish and swallowing it
The hunt

Stalking

Stalking

Stalking

Stalking

Strike

Strike

Success

Success

Success

Success

Flying away

Flying away

Flying away

Flying away

Downing a flatfish

The catch

The catch

Positioning

Positioning

In the throat

In the throat

In the belly

In the belly

Heron standing

Heron standing

Heron flying

Heron flying

Preening and posing

Preening

Preening

Preening

Preening

Both

Both

Posing

Posing
Nisqually N.W.R

American Bittern

American Bittern

American Bittern

American Bittern

American Bittern

American Bittern