I was putting together a client submission when I came across this image that I had completely forgotten about, and it made me laugh. I love a bird with some attitude!

Hmm.Lots of attitude, plenty of negative space, might make a decent cover image for a bird magazine. . . .

Great blue heron

Great blue heron (Ardea herodias) portrait, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico, USA. Canon 1Ds Mark III.  1000mm. ISO 400. f/14 @ 1/400 second. EV +1.