Great Blue Heron
An Award Winning 30" x 20"
HD Matte Metal
I go on hikes on the Towpath in Kingston/Princeton that's between the D&R Canal and Lake Carnegie as often as I can after discovering it in the early days of COVID in 2020.
It's a pleasant, flat, and wide path with people walking, running and biking; and there's often crew boats on Lake Carnegie. And the homes on the other side of Lake Carnegie are certainly impressive.
There are often 1 to as many as 4 Great Blue Herons along the canal or in the lake huntimg.
The trick is seeing/finding them. And, of course, there's no guarantee you'll see even one - that's nature.
If you do come upon one hunting along the coast of the lake, they'll often fly off rather quickly.
This one in the image was up on a tree branch on the other side of the canal where I was evidently not perceived as a threat - balanced one leg on a round branch. Amazing.
This one appears to be a very mature Great Blue Heron - and it certainly knows I'm there.
I wonder what these animals think of us silly humans with these long cylinders in front of our faces?!
Great Blue Heron are incredible animals that look almost pre-historic.
They stand 3 to 4.5' tall with a wingspan of up to 6.5'!
But they weigh just 4-8 pounds because they have hollow bones.
Yet, they capture and eat whole - in one quick gulp - fish that weigh 1-3 or more pounds.
That's like you or me eating a 50 pound meal in one bite, often with it still alive.
These Pterodactyl-like birds must have incredible digestive systems.
And they often stand on just one leg. I guess you can do that at just 4-8 pounds.
There are more images of Great Blue Herons are in my website gallery -
This image is available as a
30" x 20" HD Matte Metal for $405.00.
It is also available in other sizes, such as
15" x 10" for $150.00
21" x 14" for $245.00,
45" x 30" for $976.00,
or even as a 60" x 40"for $1,665.00 for a very bold statement!
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Just call 908-240-7484 and I will help you decide.
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