Great Blue Heron

2016 June Crofton and Saltspring Island Birds

The ferry ride to Saltspring often requires a short wait at Crofton where there are often a few Great Blue Herons (Ardea herodias) trying their luck fishing in the tidal flats. These are great birds to photograph as they are huge (up to 1.4 m tall, with a 2 m wingspan), slow flying, and quite photogenic. This time of year… Read the rest “2016 June Crofton and Saltspring Island Birds”