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Great blue heron exposing its amazing internal structure for all to see.

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I started out as an artist, became a pilot, and ended up where I am now: nature photographer and educator. Being a pilot allowed me to observe the Earth and humanity’s impact on it from 30,000 feet for many years. It allowed me to experience different cultures and to see the world through many lenses.

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  • Mariann Rea
    Mariann Reaover 5 years ago

    Oh wow, why is it doing that?

  • Hello Mariann,
    This heron had just swallowed a fish and apparently needed to readjust his throat for the next catch. In any event, I was thrilled to see the heron’s internal structure.

    – William C. Gladish

  • Sandy Stewart
    Sandy Stewartabout 5 years ago

    Perfect timing for a unique action shot! : )

  • Thank you Sandy :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • Brian Pelkey
    Brian Pelkeyover 4 years ago

    I’ve never seen a heron caught with its tongue showing like this…very nice.

  • thank you :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • Monte Morton
    Monte Mortonover 4 years ago

    Very nice!

  • thank you :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • venny
    vennyabout 4 years ago

    Great capture!

  • thank you Venny :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • JaniceMachado
    JaniceMachadoover 3 years ago

  • thank you :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • BigD
    BigDover 3 years ago

    Awesome capture

  • thank you :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • ZeeZeeshots
    ZeeZeeshotsover 3 years ago

    Amazing shot! Magnificent Capture!

  • thank you Zoraida for the very kind words :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • Barbara  Brown
    Barbara Brownover 3 years ago

    Wow, never seen a capture quite like this! Great!

  • thank you Barbara for the very kind words :-)

    – William C. Gladish

  • Jeff Ore
    Jeff Oreover 3 years ago

    Wow great shot

  • thank you Jeff :-)

    – William C. Gladish

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