Day 261: Joni's Beautiful Things Challenge. Little Blue Heron. He seemed to be posing, standing still and letting me take pics of him with my iPhone. What a beautiful sight, this Little Blue Heron feeding along the shoreline at Barefoot Beach in southwest Florida. He stood his ground and I left him to his hunt. #jonisbeautifulthingschallenge #littleblueheron #heron #shorebird #Gulfbird #BarefootBeach #Florida
This piping plover may look like it has many legs, but it is taking its four newborns under its wing to keep them warm. Photographer Michael Milicia snapped away as the young shorebirds hid at Sandy Point State Reservation in Massachusetts.
The slow and graceful flight of three roseate spoonbills in formation. - is a gregarious wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family, Threskiornithidae. It is a resident breeder in South America mostly east of the Andes, and in coastal regions of the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, and the Gulf Coast of the United States