Lord’s Avian Wonders – Little Blue Heron – Searching

Little Blue Heron searching at S Lk Howard Park crop

Recently we were on our way home from shopping and stopped in the little park at the south side of Lake Howard. All we had with us were our phones. Not much was going on, but one Little Blue Heron was searching for his lunch. It was interesting watching him move his head from side to side. Not sure if the bird was looking around the plants or just trying to see better. It was an overcast day. Our special Avian Wonder this time from the creator is this Little Blue Heron.

The “Little Blues,” as I many times refer to them, are another favorite of mine to watch here in central Florida. This one just seemed so intent on what he was doing, that it reminded me of the verse about the lady who was diligently searching for a coin. How diligently do we search God’s Word?

Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it? (Luke 15:8 KJV)

And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart. (Jeremiah 29:13 NKJV)

Little Blue Heron with catch at S. Lake Howard Park

Little Blue Heron with catch at S. Lake Howard Park

Bad photo, but you can see the results of one of his searches.

The Little Blue Heron “stalks its prey methodically in shallow water, often running as it does so. It eats fish, frogs, crustaceans, small rodents and insects.” (Wikipedia)

Find out more about them at:

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4 thoughts on “Lord’s Avian Wonders – Little Blue Heron – Searching

  1. The park near Lake Howard must be an enjoyable place for watching birds . . . Amazing the photographs you can catch using a telephone nowadays! (And I remember when a telephone was just for talking with people.) Looks a lot like the Little Blue Heron that I watched on Midsummer’s Day (Saturday, June 20th) of last year, at the edge of a pond next to a wooded area in (Ferris, Texas) — https://leesbird.com/2015/12/31/little-blue-heron-at-a-rural-pondshore-seen-at-a-summer-rekefest/ .

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    • Thanks, Dr. Jim. Those little blues are fun to watch. I enjoy them looking side to side, but this one seemed really concentrated. Oh, that I could be that curious and concentrated on learning new things. :)


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