Little Blue Heron
Egretta caerulea
   (L 24" WS 40" WT 12 oz)
JN “Ding” Darling
NWR
Sanibel, FL
04Jan07
 
Juveniles are white...populations
are declining due to habitat loss.
So much depends
upon a blue heron
 
meditating
at water‘s edge
 
as aspen leaves
float past
 
beneath clouds
crossing
 
an endless
desert sky.
  (after William Carlos
Williams)
Sanibel Island, Fla
Near Causeway
19Jan2017