Permanent Resident at Bear River

In winter the Bear river is frozen and only a few places left where Great Blue herons can get their food. They have to be very patient and wait for hours standing still to catch fish.       Great Blue herons got used to our cold winters, they live at Bear river all year […]

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Fish for Breakfast

Everyone at Bear river has a favorite spot for fishing, perching and resting. Thus, this heron found a little swamp at Bear river for his breakfasts. Aha, caught fish! I was sure that he would swallow it immediately but he surprised me. He decided to walk with fish and I had no idea where he […]

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Early Morning at Bear River

Early mornings at Bear river were always cool and pleasant in summer. Sometimes I left my camera in the car and walked along the river a mile or two, enjoying a light summer breeze.   A Barn swallow decided to rest for a while.   A Canada goose does a little stretch.   A Great […]

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Finally

I tried over two last years to capture Great Blue Heron in flight and wasn’t successful. Finally, I got two pictures of this majestic bird in flight.  

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In the Golden Light

That late evening in the warm golden light I felt sometimes that the time stopped. Even for a short while. I was totally absorbed by this bird, watching how it caught fish, how it moved slowly and graciously, little by little. That was an unforgettable evening.  

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