Tag Archives: Great Blue Heron

Sun on My Back!

Great Blue Heron photographed on a luxuriously warm late-October morning in the tide pool at Good Harbor Beach. Click image to view full size. Oftentimes when I come upon a Great Blue Heron fishing in the marsh at dawn, they … Continue reading

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Love Letters to Gloucester

Love Letters to Gloucester features the Horribles Parade, friends, Greasy Pole “ladies,” Saint Peter’s ferris wheel, Schooner Festival, Nicky Avelis taking the flag, whimbrels, dragonfly migration, bees, llamas, butterflies, Thomas E. Lannon schooner, Eastern Point Lighthouse Monarch, and much more! Originally posted on Good … Continue reading

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New Video: Reflections Good Harbor Beach (and sunrise time lapse)

Outtakes from films in progress, too pretty to delete. In thinking about music for my forthcoming film I found this beautiful pan flute song “Mochica en la Noche” by Santiago y Sus Flautes de Pan. The evocative music and heron … Continue reading

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Birds of Cape Ann: Great Egret vs. Great Egret

Great Egret (Ardea alba) On a gorgeous dawn this past season I filmed an epic battle between two, possibly three, Great Egrets at the Good Harbor Beach marsh. The battle lasted nearly ten minutes with the defending egret aggressively flying … Continue reading

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Great Blue Heron Fishing at Dawn

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New Film: Love Letters to Gloucester ~ Summertime 2013

Love Letters to Gloucester ~ Summer 2013 is a ten minute film compiled from butterfly films in progress and scenes from short films created for my community during the summer of 2013. Special thanks to the Ciaramitaro Family and my … Continue reading

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Great Blue Heron ~ Rock or Reed?

Whether standing as silent as a rock or prepensivley moving through the reeds, this stealthiest of dawn hunters strikes with lightening swiftness.

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Video: Good Harbor Beach Sunrise

Good Harbor Beach, with Great Blue Heron and mini time-lapse sunrise towards the end. Oftentimes I see herons, gulls, and crows fishing peaceably together at daybreak. Not this morning! The heron vigorously defends its territory, while the crow has a … Continue reading

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Good Harbor and the Great Blue Heron

Notes on Good Harbor Beach November Sunrise One morning in late November I followed the elusive Great Blue Heron up and down the length of the salt marsh creek while a stunning sunrise unfolded in the background. The dance of … Continue reading

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Great Blue Heron Photo From Bill O’Connor

Hi Joe, I wanted to share this photo of a Great Blue Heron that was feeding in Wonson Cove the other night.  He would walk very slowly and stand motionless while he looked for food, so he made a pretty … Continue reading

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Little River Feeders

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Where Zat? #17

Where’s this Great Blue flying? Joey, it isn’t Niles Pond. Not even close! Have fun!

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