Heron huddles in forest


I didn’t want to spook them, so only snapped this one. Four herons escaped the icy northeaster behind a dense windbreak at the edge of our pond. Once the wind let up, they flew.

“I would hurry to my place of shelter, far from the tempest and storm.”

—Psalm 55:8

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Love the outdoors? I can take you there. Rural & wild PNW posts and photos from a naturalist, faith writer, and author of three books, including the award-winning novel Sugar Birds. Member of Redbud Writers Guild.

6 thoughts on “Leeward.

  1. Herons are my favourite birds
    I call them”praise the Lord” birds(that’s a story in it self)
    Must have been a wonderful sight!
    Scripture wonderful as always!
    Thank you


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