The All Persons Observation Deck, Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, Princeton, MA
Category: Great Blue Herons
The foliage in Central Massachusetts is becoming more brilliant each day. Swamp maples surrounding the beaver lodge at Wachusett Wildlife Sanctuary are nearly at peak color.
Meanwhile, the juvenile Great Blue Heron featured in the previous post is still roaming the sanctuary. It seems in no rush to migrate, perhaps because of the warm weather this week.
Vibrant ponds and the sight of a Great Blue Heron stepping out across the meadow combined to make a memorable fall hike at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary.
Statuary from a local yard sale celebrates the recent surprising visit of a Great Blue Heron to our Zen garden.
A Great Blue Heron and its habitat.
The Great Blue Heron’s late afternoon visitations to the Wildlife Pond at Wachusett Meadow are inspiring examples of patience, discipline and grace.
Landscape, portraiture and sculpture were present during my morning exploration at the pond. A phoebe seemed to enjoy posing, while a heron was statuesque and a bit of a trickster.