Tricolored Heron Twist

A really Twisted Tricolored HeronA really Twisted Tricolored Heron – Nikon D200, handheld, f5.3, 1/1500, ISO 200, Nikkor 80-400mm VR at 360mm, natural light

Maybe the Tricolored Heron thought Monday might look better upside down?

Just a bit of humor for a Monday.



  1. Jim November 7, 2012 at 9:43 am

    Way to cool, made me laugh.

  2. M. Firpi October 30, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    Just what I need!

    • Mia McPherson November 4, 2012 at 2:58 pm

      A good laugh is great for a day! Thanks Maria.

  3. Humming Bird Lover October 30, 2012 at 11:04 am


    That is one crazy looking bird. Ha Ha Must have had a hot time out drinking the nite before and is feeling the after mixed up thinking??? Great photo.

    • Mia McPherson November 4, 2012 at 2:56 pm

      You made me laugh Mom! Thank you for commenting on this image.

  4. Dan Huber October 30, 2012 at 4:47 am

    fantastic action shot Mia. great angle.

  5. Tami Vogel October 29, 2012 at 4:31 pm

    Was there limbo music playing in the background? 🙂 Another totally cool “nature being natural” photo by you, Mia!

    • Mia McPherson November 4, 2012 at 2:54 pm

      Tami, there probably should have been limbo music in the background, thanks much for your comment.

  6. Julie G. October 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm

    Wow, awesome capture! I don’t know how they are able to contort that way.

    • Mia McPherson November 4, 2012 at 2:53 pm

      Julie, this heron can twist its head almost as much as an owl! Thanks for commenting.

  7. Scott Simmons October 29, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    Hah! Lovely! A heron contortionist.

  8. Carol Mattingly October 29, 2012 at 9:25 am

    Unbelievable. The things birds do never ceases to amaze me. Carol

    • Mia McPherson November 4, 2012 at 2:53 pm

      Carol, the things birds do amazes me too! Thanks for your comment.

  9. Prairie Birder October 29, 2012 at 9:15 am

    Maybe It’s getting ready for Halloween, it certainly would be a unique costume!

    • Mia McPherson November 4, 2012 at 2:52 pm

      Charlotte, it would be a great Halloween costume! Thanks for commenting.

  10. Veronica Curtis October 29, 2012 at 5:15 am

    Great capture Mia. That is so cool. I really enjoy getting your blogs.

    • Mia McPherson November 4, 2012 at 2:51 pm

      Thank you Veronica, I am glad you enjoy getting my blog emails!

  11. Bob Bushell October 29, 2012 at 4:08 am

    Very good humour, great photo too.

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