Saturday, January 26, 2013

Heron Happy

The woods were made for the hunters of dreams,
The brooks for the fishers of song;
To the hunters who hunt for the gunless game
The streams and the woods belong.
~Sam Walter Foss

Camera Critters
~Also linking to Green Day~
~Happy Weekend~


  1. Pretty shots of the herons. The first reflection shot is beautiful!

  2. eine wunderschöne Serie

    LG vom katerchen

  3. Danke...thank you everyone. I just had a telephone call and I must leave for about an hour. Everything is okay I just have to run an errand.

    I'll be back and blog hopping all day before you know it! Thanks to all who stop by!
    Happy weekend..I'll hurry!:-)

  4. your top shot is wonderful! such handsome birds!

  5. Great image series showing :) Hanne Bente

  6. Love your Heron shots, Jackie. The reflection looks awesome!
    Have a nice weekend :)

  7. Gorgeous pics! They are really majestic birds. Loved seeing these~

  8. Lovely shots Jackie. This is the type of birds we see at our boat. Well all over the delta in fact. Lovely graceful birds they are too.

    Have a fabulous day honey. Big hugs. :)

  9. Those are some epic shots--especially the first, fourth and fifth ones!

  10. Hi Jackie,

    Wonderful photos.

    I especially like the first one it is super.

    Thanks for linking up with Raindrops and Daisies
    Green Day
    it was lovely having you with us and I hope that you will join in again soon.

    Enjoy the rest of your weekend.
    I hope the weather where you are is good
    here in Ireland it is wet wet wet!

  11. Wow jackie great photos love the movement in them. Thank you for dropping by. Have a lovely weekend

  12. Hi Jackie, I just found your comment on my CC post a while back and wanted to thank you for stopping by. I love these photos you've taken. I also want to thank you for following me, I have done the same for you and also put you on my blog-roll blog.

    I found it very interesting that your daughter teaches 19th and 20th century British Literature. And that you have an interest in English history. I am enjoying reading about it all myself and am relearning what I have forgotten years ago.

    Thanks again for visiting me. I look forward to coming back here.

  13. this is more like Heron Magic. love that blue one that looks mystical. and does this mean you don't sit around all day thinking about salt and pepper shakers> lol

  14. Love the quote...but the heron images are best!!! They are difficult to photograph in did yourself proud!!!

  15. You got some great shots of the herons. I especially like your first one. Sorry to take so long to get over I'm just now catching up on comments.
    Happy Weekend!

  16. Hi Jackie,thanks so much for visiting and your lovely comment. I am your follower too.
    wow. You just a professional, you have amazing shots.
    wishing you a beautiful weekend

  17. Fantastic shots of these magnificent Great Blue Herons. Nicely done, Jackie.

  18. These photos are fabulous!

  19. Awesome photos. The first one with the beautiful reflection is my favorite.

  20. The birds on the wing look wonderful! But especially adore Mr Grim Long Feather in the first photo! He cuts a mean reflection!

  21. Awesome reflection in your first photo! Thanks for coming to my blog with your comment on pastel. I would say, pastel satisfies my desire for drawing. And I work slow, with many layers:)

  22. These are gorgeous Jackie. That first one is just amazing and the blue one is so pretty

  23. What beautiful birds and beautiful photography. Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving the nice comment. Hope you will visit again!

  24. Back again! In answer to your comments (on my Fur and Wings blog) about muzzles on dogs, I have only seen them twice in all my time of taking photos! Both times involved a very crowded place. The first time was at Mornington street markets and the second time was yesterday when thousands crowded the Dromana foreshore for Australia Day celebrations. I can only presume, in both cases, it was a precautionary measure with so many people and so many divergent sounds around.
    And thank you for your thoughts!

    1. Thanks for stopping back over Gemma with that information. It would be the same here in this country in a large gathering. At least in the larger cities anyway.

      I use to always muzzle my German Shepherd when I took him to the Vet. as a precaution!

  25. Thank you all so very very much for your comments. I was very lucky on this outing. I hope everyone is having a super weekend! :-)

  26. Beautiful pictures, It makes me feel free when I look at them! Thanks for all your comments on my blogs last week, I love hearing from you Jackie, your the sweetest and the more I know you the more I realize how much we have in common. I also suffered abuse as a child, have anxiety and some fear still with certain situations. I appreciate your openness, because in sharing we bring each other comfort. Thank you for that!
    Hope all is well,
    Janet :)

  27. Jackie,

    So beautiful this blue bird. The photos are amazing.
    Thank you for visiting my blog.
    Have a wonderful weekend!

  28. Wonderful photos. The reflection in the first shot is amazing and the ones in flight are as well. Well Done!

  29. Fantastic photos Jackie crystal clear too ;-)

  30. Great action shots!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  31. Awesome shots, especially of the flying herons.


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