Muuuh Wildlife Photography

Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias

The largest heron found along the St. Lawrence River and lakes near Montreal. When not resting, the bird either stands still in the water or moves slowly along the shores searching for frogs, snakes or fishes to catch.

Observations by Season

Number of times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting nature parks nearby.

SpringSummerFallWinter
Identifications 12 7 2 0

A species is registered only once / park visit. Consult the page animal tracking to learn more about how we determine identifications and log observations in the field.

Videos Behavioral Traits

Videos are hosted on Muuuh's YouTube Channel.

Photos of Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron with catch

Great Blue Heron with Catch

Parc des Rapides - 2019-04-27

NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 300mm; Exposure 1/1600; Aperture f/9; Iso 560;

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Parc des Rapides - 2018-04-14

NIKON D500; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/800; Aperture f6.3; Iso 450;

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Watching a juvenile Great Blue Heron during a cleaning procedure.

Parc des Rapides - 2016-10-15

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/2000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 400;

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Parc des Rapides - 2016-09-03

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 500;

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Parc des Rapides - 2016-09-03

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 720;

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Parc des Rapides - 2016-09-03

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 200;

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Parc des Rapides - 2016-06-19

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 450;

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Parc des Rapides - 2016-04-17

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 560;

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Parc des Rapides - 2015-09-20

NIKON D7100; 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6; Focal Length 300mm; Exposure 1/320; Aperture f5.6; Iso 800;

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Parc Angrignon - 2015-04-18

NIKON D7100; 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6; Focal Length 140mm; Exposure 1/250; Aperture f5.6; Iso 400;

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