Sunday, April 22, 2007

Silverlake Reservoir and Blue Herons

I've walked around the reservoir probably a few hundred times and over the past year or so, there has been a sign about Blue Herons nesting. I never really thought much about it until today.

Today, I saw a Blue Heron flying around the field. OH MY GOD. It's huge. Dinosaur like. Wingspan like a suspension bridge. Crooked beak like a pelican or something. I thought, there's no way that tree's going to be able hold up that big old bird.

But it sure did.

If you live in the neighborhood and you haven't seen them -- they're on the west silverlake side -- hope you get a chance too. They're simply amazing creatures!

Note: Info on my birthday project #3 is coming soon.

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