Muskrats, Great Blue Herons, and Reflections

Some photos from a hike yesterday…

A rare sunny spring day and you better believe I was outside for most of it!

A rare sunny spring day and you better believe I was outside for most of it!

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The Great Blue Heron is vveerrrry sneaky…

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Very sneaky indeed

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He waits, cloaked in reeds (and beautiful breeding plumage)

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He regally stalks his prey

He strikes!

He strikes!

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Meanwhile, Mr. Muskrat is humbly rooting for grubs (go grubs!)

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And the reflections on the pond are intensely gorgeous

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I like the way the leaves look in the vernal ponds

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Another muskrat fellow chowing down…

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He looks at me suspiciously

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Don’t worry muskrat friend!

Today’s post is brought to you by the tune of “I wish I had a telephoto lens!”

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