Blue herons.

Blue herons hold a dear spot in my heart, even though they eat the fish in our pond. They are majestic and very patient.   I was not aware that the native Americans of the Northeast called the heron “CASCO”, of Casco Bay fame.  The Wabanaki name is “kasqu”.  Here, from Bibliodissey, meet the heron:

About Barbara Dillon Hillas

Mother of global nomads; wife of diplomat; peripatetic lawyer; annotator of foreign service life, rule of law, culture, travel, & whatever strikes my fancy.
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