…flaunt it! A great blue heron shakes out his spring finery. Taken on the seawalk in the harbour area, Gibsons, Sunshine Coast, British Columbia, Canada.

Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3i
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L @ 400mm


birds, british columbia, canada, heron, great blue heron, wildlife

I’m a retired stationary engineer who lives on British Columbia’s scenic Sunshine Coast, which although on the mainland, can only be accessed by water or air – just the way we Coasters like it!

Wildlife and nature photography is my hobby and passion. My primary camera is a Nikon D90 and most of these photos are taken with a Nikkor AF-S 70-300mm VR lens.

I appreciate and try to answer all sincere comments.

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  • Sandra Fortier
    Sandra Fortierabout 1 year ago

    What a great capture…so interesting to see up close. Beautiful shot Carl.

  • Thank you very much Sandra. Definitely a case of right place, right time.

    – Carl Olsen

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoabout 1 year ago

    Excellent! :-D

  • Thank you very much Ellis.

    – Carl Olsen

  • Loisb
    Loisbabout 1 year ago


  • Thanks for all the features Lois.

    – Carl Olsen

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsabout 1 year ago

    Congratulations! Your feature can be viewed Here

    Vickie and Leslie, May 17, 2012 Canadiana

  • Thanks very much for the feature. I really appreciate it.

    – Carl Olsen

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 1 year ago

    Congratulations! Please view and participate in comments
    Thank you and WELL DONE!

  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randallabout 1 year ago

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