Taking poser to new heights

The male Dawn Jogger coined the term “poser” for the many Great Blue Herons and snowy egrets that DJs would see on their morning runs and weekend hikes. These birds appear to stake territory so you often see them in the same area over a period of weeks (like the egret now hanging around Big Dish land). And they do tend to warily “pose,” as long as you don’t get to close. This morning there was a Great Blue Heron hunting for its breakfast on the banks of Lake Lagunita that held its ground, allowing the DJ to get within five feet.  Must have not wanted to get too far away from some tasting morsel it had its eye on…

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