Was this Great Blue Heron trying to cool off in last week’s heat wave?

Peter Baye noticed this Great Blue Heron in an unusual position. It was sitting in a grassy meadow with its wings extended. We think the heron was doing this to cool off.

great-blue-heron-with-wings-spread-by-peter-bayeAnd here's a photo taken by Robert Scarola of a Great Blue Heron looking for a meal.

great-blue-heron-searching-for-a-meal-by-robert-scarolaGreat Blue Herons are year round residents of the Mendonoma Coast.

Thanks to Peter and Robert for allowing me to share their photos with you here.

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