10 monthes ago - By Karen Casebeer Photography

    I made another visit to the marsh north of Elk Rapids. This time I brought my 1.4x extender so I could get a little more range while shooting the waterfowl there.
    In my first pass by the marsh, I saw four wood ducks sitting on a log. I completely missed the critter at the far right end of the frame.
    On my second drive-by, I saw the Great Blue Heron. It appeared to be intently watching the water. I wondered if it was getting ready to impale a fish or frog with its spear-like bill.
    No action happened, however. In fact, the heron tucked itself in tightly and closed its eyes. Perhaps it was...
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