Fairest of Them All

A great blue heron, intently looking at its own reflection as if thinking, “Who is the fairest of them all?”

Remaining the fairest of them all takes an awful lot of effort and preening!

Enjoying the warmth of morning sunshine at the Great Marsh – Indiana Dunes National Park.


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Sunday Stills – Feathered Friends

21 responses to “Fairest of Them All”

  1. Lovely capture, Pepper! We have joined the heron’s everyday routine through your photos! πŸ™‚

    1. Yay! This heron has been very cooperative. Most of them fly away as soon as they see me. πŸ˜‰

  2. Beautiful heron and reflections, Pepper! πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks, Donna. 😊

  3. Beautiful!

    1. Thanks, Dawn. Great blue herons are pretty amazing. 😊

  4. Stunning pictures. I love the reflections in the water. Great Blue Herons look so regal and elegant.

    1. Thanks! Great blue herons make fantastic subjects. 😊

  5. Nice captures, Pepper, love the reflections. πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks, Eliza. Reflections always catch my eye. 😊

  6. A gorgeous bird, beautifully captured!

    1. Thanks, Sandy. The heron posed extremely well. 😊

  7. Gorgeous Heron, Irene! And truly the fairest of the them all. What great images. So glad to see you post shared with Sunday Stills.

    1. Thanks, Terri. I have missed participating in the challenges. I’ll be back. 😁

  8. Gorgeous images! I love herons, although I don’t see them around my area. They’re such majestic, iconic birds. Great job on these photos! πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks Mike. We have quite a lot of herons around until the fall. They are usually skittish and take off as soon as they hear me coming. This one just ignored me. 😁

  9. Love these photos. One of my favorite birds.

    1. Yay! They are one of my favorites too. They look so regal, even when flying across the sky. 😊

  10. πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ“· perfect mirroring.πŸ‘ Have You a beautiful day dear Irene β˜€οΈπŸ€—πŸŒΉ

    1. Thanks, Mic. The bright sunshine and not much wind was extremely helpful with reflections. 😊

      1. πŸ€— in right timeπŸ‘ŒπŸ“·

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