A Great Blue Heron Takes Flight

By | October 22, 2012
A Great Blue Heron On Lift Off

A Great Blue Heron at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma

A Great Blue Heron Leaving The Water

Great Blue Heron at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma

A Great Blue Heron After Lift Off

A Great Blue Heron at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma

Take-off is one of the most energetically demanding aspects of flight, as the bird needs to generate enough airflow across the wing to create lift.

Author: Steve Creek

An Arkansas-based wildlife photographer specializing in the wildlife found in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Steve’s images are created from his overwhelming passion for being outdoors with cameras in tow.

0 thoughts on “A Great Blue Heron Takes Flight

  1. Barbara

    Oooooh double images too – with the rippled water reflecting back. GREAT shots Steve and like Bonnie – brightened my day too!

  2. Frank Dyer

    As a kid on a farm in OK, I often saw these mysterious birds and thought they were wonderful and still do. Your images of them are wonderful too.