Bird Photos / Great Blue Heron

Last Update: 6/15/2017

We saw these herons from the public parking areas near Conowingo Dam in Harford County, MD, in mid July 2003. A large group of Great Blue Herons lives on an island across the river from the parking lot, and the birds fly very close to the public area.

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heron 3

This heron was on the bank of the Susquehanna River. We saw it from the nature trail in Susquehanna State Park in late September, 2003.

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heron 5

This heron was flying around the pond in front of the Cape May, NJ Hawk Watch platform on October 30th, 2005.

Heron Flying

This heron was standing by the bank of the river at Susquehanna State Park, MD on December 17th, 2005.

Great Blue Heron

I saw this photogenic heron at Swan Harbor Farms on July 24th, 2007.

Great Blue Heron

Joyce and I saw this heron from a range of about 5 feet on the trail at Cape May Point State Park, NJ on October 20th, 2007.

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

This Great Blue Heron appears to be interested in an immature Bald Eagle's fish. I took the photo at Conowingo Dam, MD.

Great Blue Heron and Bald Eagle

This heron was near the shoreline at Susquehanna State Park in late March 2008.

Great Blue Heron

I saw this bird on a piling on the Havre de Grace, MD waterfront on June 6th, 2008.

Great Blue Heron

This heron stood watch on a rock by the Deer Creek bridge in Susquehanna SP on April 18th, 2010.

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

This bird stood on a nest at Bombay Hook NWR on May 29th, 2010.

Great Blue Heron on nest

This heron flew over the Susquehanna River near Lapidum, MD on March 12th, 2011.

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

This bird posed on a branch at Harford Glen on March 11th, 2012.

Great Blue Heron

I saw this one at Assateague Island, MD on December 3rd, 2012.

Great Blue Heron

I saw these birds at Susquehanna State Park on April 10th, 2013.

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

This composite photo shows a Great Blue Heron eating a fish on the river near Susquehanna State Park on May 9th, 2013.

Great Blue Heron

This bird flew low over the marsh at Assateague Island on July 16th, 2013.

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

I saw this scruffy looking bird at Bombay Hook on May 24th, 2014.

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

This Heron was at Swan Harbor Farm on June 21st, 2014.

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

I saw this one at the picnic area pond at Susquehanna State Park on April 26th, 2015.

Great Blue Heron

This bird was at Bombay Hook on May 28th, 2017.

Great Blue Heron