The Great Blue Herron stayed around until the beginning of October, then presumably went south for the winter. The pictures were not as good, partly because it stayed on the other side of the beaver pond.
August 21, 2012
September 3, 2012
September 14, 2012 it was right in front of me and I expected to get a nice sharp picture, but it took off and I got a picture of it flying away.
September 15, 2012 near the dam in Forge Village, another Great Blue Herron.
September 19, 2012
October 5, 2012, my last view this year!