Monday Morning Hair
A Tricolored (or Louisiana) Heron in breeding plumage shakes it all off, with the start of a new week, in undisguised fabulousness in our protected wetlands. While I say “Monday Morning Hair,” this is definitely a daily occurrence for me.
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When I saw the title, I was SURE this was about *human* blue hair!! <:-D The heron is lovely of course….
Hee! I still need to get that blue hair of mine!! 🙂
yeah! what she said!
Bad hair day. Wonderful photo.
Even their worst hair day is beautiful!
Thanks so much. 🙂
That’s sooooo funny 😀 I don’t feel nearly as bad about my morning hair now 🙂
It’s not fair, that when mine sticks straight up (normal occurrence), I don’t look nearly as cute and quirky. 🙂
…. Now there is an itch that has been THOROUGHLY scratched!
Totally! And I have about 10 shots to prove it. 🙂
Beautiful Captures – One Wild Hairdo:) Happy Monday!
It’s a glorious ‘do — he’s fabulous and he knows it!
Happy Monday to you!! 🙂
Nice up-close captures!
Thanks so much! They’re so very lovely in their breeding colors, aren’t they?
Very nice photos of a bird that I’ve never seen before, thank you!
Ah, I adore our Tricoloreds… They have such varied looks too, from the juvies to the adults to the breeding times (I included the link in the post to other images / posts so you can see more). Glad to share ’em! 🙂
Ah yes, that’s wildly wonderful.
Heh, wildly wonderful it is… 🙂
Love those pictures and wonderful being able to see animals so close,
Thanks so much! They’re beautiful birds, and I’m very fortunate to get as close as I can to them….
They really are…. And those colors!! 🙂
I giggle! What fun FeyGirl.
Thanks, I needed a laugh too as I head into this week…. 🙂
They’re such gorgeous little herons… And their colors are some of my favorites! (I’m partial to the blues….)
Love these birds!
I do too!! Their personalities, their colors (I love the blues….!).
Fantastic shots of the wonderful Tri!
…. Just a FYI, every time I try to Like or Comment on one of your posts, my browser blows up. Doesn’t happen anywhere else.
Hm, so odd… I haven’t heard this before. I’ll definitely report it. What browser / etc are you using – I know they’ll ask!
…. M’lady, I NEVER have trouble with your blog – just Phil’s. I use Chrome on an Win XP box. Every time I click [Like] or [Comment] on his posts, I get the “Aw, SNAP!” screen.
Oops, I see that now… I commented on the wrong comment. So confusing. Sorry Phil! Good luck!
Thanks so much! I was lucky to catch him grooming for the evening, heh. 🙂
O , the models you find!!!! Thank you.
I’m so lucky, I know… They’re just glorious! Especially in their magnificent breeding plumage. Their blues are all that more brilliant, among the Tricoloreds. 🙂
What a handsome heron , even though he has a bad hair day 😉 …
Wish we had herons like him or her here where i live .
Your photos is just beutiful ! // Maria
Thanks so very much!
They’re such wonderful little herons, these Tricolored guys… Such cute personalities and so very beautiful. Blue is one of my favorite colors, so I’m especially partial to them! 🙂
Love Love Love these ! He is such a character. Makes you want to go party with him.
Isn’t he fabulous? The ‘do! They’re so quirky, I LOVE them. And they’re always like this, I swear… 🙂
LOL! This is was a fun title for a comical but beautiful bird.
Hee, thanks so much! I love these birds… Such beautiful coloring, and SUCH personalities! ALWAYS! 🙂
Great shots. I love that bird!
Thank you! I love these guys, too… They’re really quirky (and blue, love the blue!).
Wow, that crest looks great spiked up like that!
Isn’t he fabulous? I love our Tricoloreds!!
He’s completely fabulous!! Love them at breeding time… 🙂
That hair is fabulous!
At least the heron (and you) have hair to worry about! 🙂
Beautiful shots of a gorgeous bird!
Hahaahah!! That’s great…. 🙂
Thanks so much — one of my favorite guys, at such a great time. 🙂
A little rattled, a little ruffled – completely beautiful!
Those are some formidable talons – I do hope it was careful.
So true… The more ruffled, the more lovely in my opinion! 🙂
The wading birds have the fiercest talons and bills — it’s amazing to see them close-up. The look so very delicate and sweet, but underneath it all, they’re sublime hunters.
Honestly, you’re one of the best at capturing the inner “essence of bird”. However beautiful (or not) the exterior, you seem to be able to show the light in the eye that says, “Yes, I’m here, and I know you’re here, and I’ve decided to allow you into my world.”
What an incredibly kind and thoughtful thing to say…. AS ALWAYS you have such a beautiful way with words. And these made my week, my month!
THANK YOU, for that! 🙂 I really do believe in the special uniqueness, the individuality of all life. ALL life, on this planet.
Such nice photos of this very interesting bird.
Thanks so much — they’re such personable little herons! And I love them even more because they’re a lovely blue, my favorite color. 🙂
Absolutely beautiful bird and photos, Feygirl (and I’m smiling now 🙂 ).
Hee!!! I’m glad it got a smile from you. 🙂 Thanks so much!!!
Very fun, but also beautiful photos. 😀
Thanks so much — I love the personality of these guys… And their color. BLUE!
The photos are quite outstanding.
Thanks so very much! I’m lucky to be surrounded by some amazing creatures in these parts — especially when it comes to the breeding season.
Your site is wonderful… So much information! I lived in Seattle a bit, and miss it terribly. I’m signing up for updates. 🙂
Beautiful photographs of a gorgeous bird.
Thanks so much!! They’re such gorgeous animals — and during breeding season? Ah, the colors! The feathers!
Thanks so very much! 🙂
Thanks so very much!! 🙂 I love this guy.
Your photos are great! Keep up the great work, it’s a very fine blog!
Thanks so very much for your kind words…. I just adore your blog and its content, and am thrilled to have found you.
Thank you! I loved this guy… He was a character.