Taken at Vermilion Lakes in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
(Canon 50D)

Art By Bubble Hosts: Apr 16, 2011
Alberta – Wild Rose Country: May 12, 2011
Spotlight of the Month in Amazing Canadian Wildlife: Sept 2, 2011

Challenge Results
8th place in Tickle Me with a Feather hosted by Beach, River and Lake Treasures


blue heron, bird


  • JamesA1
    JamesA1over 3 years ago

    Nicelt done! I have never seen any herons at vermillion lakes before, but I have heard that they do drop in every once as well as the eagles….excellent timing to get this great pic!

  • Yes I have never seen them there before either. We just pulled up and there it was fishing away just past the third lake. We got lucky I think.

    – Justin Atkins

  • SandraRos
    SandraRosover 3 years ago

    The guest host that featured your work this week was Yannik Hay

  • Bellavista2
    Bellavista2over 3 years ago

    “Congratulations Justin!” Your Awesome Feathered Friend has just been Voted “Top Ten Place Winner” in our “Tickle me with a Feather Challenge” at the “Beach,River and Lake Treasures Group”. Here is your well deserved Banner and Group letter link announcing the Completion of our Challenge. Wishing you many more Wonderful Photographic Experiences.


  • Joseph T. Meirose IV
    Joseph T. Meir...over 3 years ago

    Fantastic photograph. I always admire snow that is blown out. Something I have a very hard time with. Beautiful bird.

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsabout 3 years ago

    This scene could be right here where I live. I find them hard to capture. Great job Justin, beautiful shot

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    NatureGreeting...about 3 years ago

    perfect capture, Justin!

  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieeabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous! Very interesting concept to composition and arrangement:)

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsabout 3 years ago

  • deb cole
    deb colealmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much!!!!!!!

    – Justin Atkins

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...over 2 years ago

    (PLEASE READ:=> I’m giving awards out to six works for each member at a time so be sure to SUBMIT ALL SIX TOGETHER!)_

    Please add this award winning image to the DeeZ 5Cs Award Showcase Group HERE
    Thanks, DeeZ!

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