Green Heron

Return to CBBR

April 20, 2024 - We headed out Marsh Rabbit Run, and we spotted this little Green Heron in the canal.... Read more

Green Heron

Bird Family Vignettes from Lake Apopka

June 21, 2019 - Even though they are common birds, I never get tired of photographing the little "aliens!" I spotted a Green Heron with bright red legs.... I begged the bird to come closer, but he got distracted by another Green Heron.... Read more

Green Heron

Summer Day at LAWD

June 24, 2018 - I stopped to listen the sounds of nesting wading birds in the distance, and then I noticed two Green Heron juveniles in the foreground.... It was a good day for Green Herons.... Read more

Green Heron

Fun with Friends at Viera Wetlands

November 18, 2014 - A little Green Heron flew in to the grebe's pond right in front of me....  The Green Heron stood with one foot in the air as he contemplated his next move.... Read more

Green Heron

Chasing Lifers

November 29, 2013 - As we headed up the Heron Hideout trail, we found this Green Heron stalking dragonflies on the alligator flag plants.... Read more

Green Heron

Summer Sunrise at Circle B

July 22, 2012 - With a slight breeze in the forecast, I spent the morning out on the Wading Bird Way trail at the Circle B Bar Reserve.  It's been ages since I went, and it felt great to be there!  The water levels are much higher than my last visit, when the Wading…... Read more

Green Heron

Photographers Flock Back to Circle B Bar Reserve

September 4, 2011 - As we headed down Alligator Alley, we came across our customary late summer Green Herons.  As we watched, this guy reached out to grab a minnow or something.  Dyeyo and I were both excited to see that we caught the moment of the grab.... Bird Species (36 total): Anhinga, Bald…... Read more

First of Season Warblers at CBBR!

August 19, 2011 - Then the sun disappeared, and the clouds and breeze made the morning quite comfortable.  I walked up and down Heron Hideout.  This Green Heron surprised me, as he was standing out in the open on a branch.  Normally they like to stay more under cover.  I took this shot, then…... Read more

Spring Morning at Viera Wetlands

April 17, 2011 - First there was the Green Heron posing on a dead palm tree in the first cell as we entered the wetlands.  I love all the dead trees at Viera – it makes for awesome portraits!... Green Heron We drove around the outside of the cells first, just to get a…... Read more

Green Heron

A Perfect Morning at the Circle B Bar Reserve

October 3, 2010 - We asked him what he saw and it was this Green Heron, who apparently had just swallowed a nice frog.... Green Heron After we turned onto Wading Bird Way, we were greeted by the regular Anhingas sunning themselves.... Marsh Rabbit Run Species list: Anhinga, Bald Eagle, Belted Kingfisher, Black-Bellied Whistling…... Read more

Another Hot Morning at the Circle B Bar Reserve

July 31, 2010 - We got there just before sunrise, and watching the sun come up over Lake Hancock was spectacular.  Then the sun went behind some clouds.  We saw a juvenile Green Heron down at the start of the Alligator Alley trail, but since the sun wasn't really out, the pictures weren't great. …... Read more

Lots of Green Herons at the Circle B Bar Reserve this Morning

July 25, 2010 - It's amazing how every day at the Circle B Bar Reserve is a little bit different.  Last week we saw lots of juvenile Great-Crested Flycatchers.  Today we didn't see a single one, but we saw five Green Herons (and we usually see one of those per visit at most).  Nature's…... Read more

Another beautiful morning at the Circle B Bar Reserve

July 18, 2010 - We caught a glimpse of a Green Heron as he grabbed a shellfish from the water and then dropped it again.  I was mad at myself for missing that shot, but I like the lighting in this one as the heron poses: Green Heron At the intersection of Heron Hideout…... Read more

Magical Sunrise at Circle B Bar Reserve

June 13, 2010 - As we turned onto Marsh Rabbit Run, we saw a grackle fussing, and we assumed we were too close to his nest.  Then we realized that his friend on an adjacent tree wasn't a grackle, but a Green Heron!  The Green Herons are usually hard to find, but this is…... Read more