This Blue Heron photograph was captured at Viera Wetlands, Melbourne, Florida. I was sitting along the banks of one of the cells when he flew in close to me. I watched him slowly walking through the water for sometime and he appeared to me to be fishing. I kept the camera trained on him and waited him out until he lunged into the water coming up with his feast. I shot many photographs of the event and will post more later. He was fun to watch and it was amazing to see him swallow the fish so easily. For sometime after he eat the fish his long neck would shake back and forth from the fish flopping around.
I wanted to mention that my son Shane has redesigned his blog and started it back up last week. He will be posting on Tuesday's and Thursday's and starting next week he will be using new photographs he recently shot. His site can be found on my links to the left or by clicking here http://smyersphotos.blogspot.com/. The new header photograph on his site was taken at Viera Wetlands and is him photographing an alligator. Don't forget to stop by and check him out and don't forget to make my photograph today get larger by clicking on it, the detail is great.