There’s nothing particularly remarkable about this series of observations, except for how close this bird allowed me to approach for photographing. At my closest, I was able to get within about 6ft/2m of where the bird was standing. The heron never seemed to be bothered by my proximity, and patiently endured a picture taking session lasting 15 to 20 minutes.

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County Dallas
City Carrollton
Date February 3, 2007
Time of Day Afternoon
Temperature Cold (less than 50°F/10°C)
Weather Clear
Habitat Water-Pond
Type of Behavior Surveying
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Great Blue Heron Observation Location