Featured in The World As We See It July 2010

This Great Blue Heron was shot just below the Conowingo Dam in Harfort County Maryland. When water is involved I like getting a reflection from the stillness of it and my subject.

Conowingo Dam is located in northeastern Maryland on the Susquehanna River just northwest of where the river empties into the northern part of the Chesapeake Bay. It is about eight miles above the town of Havre de Grace.

Just about every shore bird you can think of is at this location including Bald Eagles.

Taken with a Nikon D90 and a Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4G ED VR Lens

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  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evansalmost 4 years ago

    Perfect reflections what a lovely shot.

  • Thank you Lyn

    – Monte Morton

  • Michael Cummings
    Michael Cummingsalmost 4 years ago

    Excellent capture Monte, love the reflection

  • Thanks Michael, I appreciate that coming from you!

    – Monte Morton

  • Aaron Campbell
    Aaron Campbellalmost 4 years ago

    Simply wonderful..

  • Thanks Aaron!!!

    – Monte Morton

  • cieloverde
    cieloverdealmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful vista ……..Monte !

  • Thank you

    – Monte Morton

  • tori yule
    tori yulealmost 4 years ago

    gorgeous image!

  • Thank you Tori

    – Monte Morton

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmithalmost 4 years ago

    Very nice,…

  • Thanks John

    – Monte Morton

  • Judy Wanamaker
    Judy Wanamakeralmost 4 years ago

    Stunning, Monte!!! Beautiful reflection!

  • Thank you Judy

    – Monte Morton

  • Trish Threlfall
    Trish Threlfallalmost 4 years ago

    beautiful capture :))

  • Much appreciated Trish

    – Monte Morton

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Always appreciated Ray

    – Monte Morton

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

    Beautiful work, Monte! I like it that there’s nothing else in the shot to distract from the heron!

  • Thanks Trish

    – Monte Morton

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