Photos copyright © 2010-2014 Kat Avila
Bird videos copyright © 2013-2014 Kat Avila
Locations: Southern California
Cameras: Canon SD780 IS (2010-2012), Canon SX210 IS (2013), Canon SX280 HS (2014)
EGRETS
Great Egret, Ardea alba, HERON FAMILY: This heron has a YELLOW bill, black legs, and BLACK feet. (black bill, yellow feet for smaller snowy egret)
great egret
San Diego Creek Bike Trail
great egret great egret
"Ba bye!"
Upper Newport Bay
2011.2.11
great egret
Upper Newport Bay
2011.2.11
great egret
Lago Santa Margarita
2013.1.28
Snowy Egret, Egretta thula, HERON FAMILY: This heron has a BLACK bill, black legs, and YELLOW feet.
snowy egret snowy egret
Mason Regional Park
snowy egret
A breeze ruffles
its feathers.
Upper Newport Bay
snowy egret
Mason Regional Park
2013.5.6
snowy egret
I can see your panties!
Mason Regional Park
2013.5.6
snowy egret
On your marks, get set...
Mason Regional Park
2013.5.6
snowy egret
Aliso Creek
2013.6.27
snowy egret
You can see its feet
within its reflection.
Aliso Creek
2013.11.2
HERONS
Black-crowned Night-heron, Nycticorax nycticorax, HERON FAMILY: Hard to see, but there are a pair of white plumes that drop from its dark crown.
black-crowned night-heron
Mason Regional Park
2010.4.9
black-crowned night-heron
Mason Regional Park
2010.4.9
black-crowned night-heron
Mason Regional Park
2010.9.29
black-crowned night heron
Mason Regional Park
2013.9.26
black-crowned night-heron
Village Pond Park
2013.11.16
black-crowned night-heron
yawning
Mason Regional Park
2011.10.20
black-crowned night-heron
preening
Mason Regional Park
2011.10.20
black-crowned night-heron
Mason Regional Park
2011.10.20
black-crowned night-heron
"Yep, I see ya."
Mason Regional Park
2011.10.20
black-crowned night-heron
Moving away to fish.
Looks pretty cold.
Mason Regional Park
2011.10.20
Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias, HERON FAMILY
great blue heron
Upper Newport Bay
2010.10.20
great blue heron
stalking another heron
Upper Newport Bay
great blue heron
fighting over territory
Upper Newport Bay
Green Heron, Butorides virescens, HERON FAMILY
green heron
(Did you find the heron?)
Upper Newport Bay
2010.9.24
green heron
"I think I see food . . ."
Upper Newport Bay
2010.9.24
green heron
Upper Newport Bay
2010.9.24
green heron
Its tail was flapping up &
down while hunting.
Aliso Creek
2013.4.17
green heron
Aliso Creek
2013.6.13
green heron
Aliso Creek
2013.6.13
green heron
Aliso Creek
2013.8.5
green heron
Santa Ana Zoo walk-thru aviary
2013.10.4