Ardea herodias


Photograph by Tom Gillespie.

Photography contest, Honorable Mention.


Ardea herodias – great blue heron, December 2012, near Nashville, Tennessee.


Behold, the monopod.

Screws up Orwell’s moral rating system.

Glen Davidson

Coincidentally, Ethan Siegel over at “Starts with a Bang” has just posted an article on the reason why flamingos and other shorebirds stand on one leg.

They stand on one leg, cause it they picked up the other leg they’d fall over!

They stand one one leg to put the other leg between their wings to keep warm, but i thought they only stand on one leg when they are sleeping.

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