Everyone knows how great blue herons have a way of making a huge production out of just about anything they do. no matter how routine it may be.
They often feel compelled to loudly announce their comings and goings, and sometimes have to let the whole world know even when they are just standing around.
On an earlier occasion, when this GBH flew in from the back edge of the marsh and proceeded to land right in front of us, it sure looked like he wanted it to be a dramatic entrance. And of course, as usual, it was.