Close encounter with a pair of Great Blue Herons

While fishing the banks of the Cowlitz River at the Barrier Dam this morning a pair of Great Blue Herons flew in. One seems to be a juvenile (it is the one that stretches up his neck looking at me) and the other an adult (the grumpy looking one). Click on a photo thumbnail to bring up the gallery.

About Kimberly Mason

Kimberly Mason is a freelance writer, photojournalist, and outdoors columnist. When she's not out chasing a story, you'll find her at work in one her three main offices — her big backyard, the Cowlitz River, or the recliner in her living room. She has four grown children and is owned by a Labrador retriever, Buddy the WonderDog. Email kim@almostdailynews.com or call 360-269-5017.

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