A Heron in Banff

Banff Great blue heron - © Christopher Martin-1754

I was in Banff for an early morning sunrise shoot a couple of weeks ago.  Following that, I spent the morning hiking and driving around looking for wildlife.  The first animal I found was this Great blue heron fishing on the first Vermilion Lake.

Banff Great blue heron - © Christopher Martin-1747

Banff Great blue heron - © Christopher Martin-1744

Following this short story of the heron in Yellowstone National Park, I thought it would be good to post another with its Canadian cousin.  I watched the heron work in the long grass on the lake edge for several minutes before it turned away from the sun and flew eastward and beyond my sight.

Banff Great blue heron - © Christopher Martin-1759

Banff Great blue heron - © Christopher Martin-1767

 

7 responses

  1. prachtige beelden christopher

    June 20, 2016 at 8:44 am

  2. The Stoked Traveler and Surfer's Blog

    superb!

    June 19, 2016 at 8:36 pm

  3. PS–loved Banff area. Saw plenty of bears there, gorging on berries beside roads, also many warnings of bears rumbling about on trails. Incredible country up there, too.

    June 18, 2016 at 1:22 pm

  4. The second to last picture is such a show of dancerly elegance an strength!

    June 18, 2016 at 1:21 pm

  5. Banff is in my bucket list, hoping it can happen!

    June 18, 2016 at 11:45 am

  6. How wonderful! I do love your photography and writing styles. You have a way of making them blend graciously 🙂 Thank you for sharing your works with us.

    June 18, 2016 at 7:41 am

  7. Great shots in flight.

    June 18, 2016 at 5:49 am

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