Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias hyperonca) 11 March 2006 - Berkeley Aquatic Park, Berkeley, California.
Photo © 2006 Joseph Morlan
Uncropped. I was surprised by the apparent black down on the upper foreneck of this individual. I don't recall seeing that before.
Olympus D-550z / Nikon FieldScope 3 / 30XWA (hand-held - no adapter).