Great Blue Heron’s Gorgeous Wing

© 2012-2013 Babsje. (

Detail of great blue heron fledgling wing.


Thanks to Wordless Wednesday for the Wordless Wednesday challenge.

Thanks once more to Ese for her Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Spread. (What a huge wing spread he has!)

Thanks to Ed Prescott for the Sunday Stills: Blue prompt.

Thanks again to Stewart Moncton for the Wild Bird Wednesday prompt.

Thanks also to Sue for the Word a Week Challenge: Behind. (Boy am I behind on my Tuesday post for NaBloPoMo!)

Thanks to the kind folks at NaBloPoMo for the National Blog Posting Month challenge this November.


Remember: Walk softly and carry a long lens.™

(This took place September 2, 2012)

The Tao of Feathers™

© 2013 Babsje. (

Great Blue Heron

Posted on November 13, 2013, in A Word A Week Photo Challenge, ardea herodias, Art, daily prompt, Ese's Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge, Great Blue Heron, NaBloPoMo, Nature Photography, Photography, postaday, Sunday Stills, Wild Bird Wednesday, Wildlife Photography, Wordless Wednesday and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 28 Comments.

  1. WOW! This is amazing shot, to capture such a composition like this one… Thank you, love, nia

    • Hi Nia, many thanks for your kind compliment! This heron was a baby, out of his nest for less than a month, and so I feel very fortunate to have watched and photographed him preening his huge, beautiful wings like that.

  2. That is a very big wing nice photo.

  3. Cool shot of the heron! It looks like it is taking a bow.

  4. What a fabulous photo…it looks like he’s blowing.
    So majestic and beautifully captured.
    Happy Wordless Wednesday and thanks for sharing. I love it!

  5. Sorry comment above from me should have said he’s bowing…my fingers just ran away with me hehe 😉

  6. unusual pose you captured, I like it!

  7. Lovely capture, Babsje. 🙂

  8. Wow – what a fabulous photo.

  9. Hi. An amazing shot. Well done.

  10. Cool shot of the feather detail on the wing.

  11. Like a moment of a dance frozen…of a ballerina who is just about to do another gracious move. Amazing, truly is!

  12. Loved that action packed shot 🙂

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