I am always captivated by the beauty of the birds I notice while on birding excursions. More often than not, the birds are seen and photographed at quite a distance. Every once in a while, I am fortunate to observe a bird at close range. These rare instances allow me to take note of interesting beaks, beautiful eye colors and stunning, intricate feathers from a variety of birds. Let's take a look at some close-ups ...
Female and male Anhingas
Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Great Blue Heron
Juvenile Great Blue Heron
Posted by Julie Gidwitz
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