Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Camouflaged

Almost missed this guy!
 
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38 comments:

  1. Very nice picture you show.
    Thanks for the comment on my blog :)
    Hanne Bente

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  2. So you got one too! *ha ha* Great photo! I love those herons!
    Thanks for your comment!
    Gretings Pia

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  3. Beautiful pictures ;-)
    Céline & Philippe

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  4. I definitely WOULD have missed him, so I'm glad you didn't and I got to get a good look at him! Beautiful heron!! Hope you have a great day, Karen!!

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  5. Beautiful shot of one of my favorites! Love the herons!

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  6. I love how they blend right in. Great shot. B

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  7. I love great blues! He's a looker, nice shot!

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  8. his top is well hidden, but he stands out beautifully against the green!!

    he and the egrets, my fav's!!

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  9. A lovely shot Karen!
    His top half really does blend in with that background.
    This is a beautiful composition!

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  10. Beautiful!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  11. He struck a beautiful pose for you to capture.
    Nicely done.

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  12. Mother Nature certainly knows how to protect her own. Nice photo!

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  13. You made a good point with your photograph Karen. When those herons stand motionless against the right background they can be inconspicuous for such a large bird.

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  14. I can see why you almost missed him!

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  15. Great photo and great camouflage.

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  16. So graceful. I could see how you might miss him. He looks like he knows how to be quiet.

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  17. He'd be hard to spot if not for the green. Lucky you caught the shot!

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  18. Beautiful. He does blend well, doesn't he.

    Yael from Home Garden Diggers

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  19. Nature is so perfect! Amazing match of colors.

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  20. Great shot of the heron - I am often surprised that you can be looking for a while and suddenly notice one!

    Cheers and thanks for linking to WBW - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  21. You did well to spot that one.

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  22. Wonderful camouflaged, wonderful pose :)

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  23. Yes, a beautiful picture, good camouflage. Greetings.

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  24. They do blend in with their great patience for standing still and watching for prey.. Great capture for this week's Nature Notes.. thank you for participating Karen..Michelle

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  25. Oh I can see how you might have missed him there.
    Thanks for all the infor on picasa - I didn't know all that when I started my blog.

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  26. "Great" image of a "Great" Blue Heron! Hard to believe we can walk right by such a large bird sometimes.

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  27. He stand like he owns the place ^_^

    Visiting from Water World Wednesday
    Kim,USA

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  28. Isn't he just gorgeous! Glad you stopped to find him. Great shot.

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  29. So how DID you spot it? I wonder if he knows he's almost the same colour as the background??!!

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  30. One can't get too much of those majestic Great Blues! Glad you saw it.

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  31. Hi Karen

    You would have seen it for sure when the teradaktal type bird took to the air and blocked out the sunlight ...lol

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  32. What a great capture, I never noticed that beautiful crown before. Love those herons!

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