Great Blue Heron in Morro Bay, CA 08 May 2007, photographed at Coleman Beach at low tide. Photo by Mike Baird bairdphotos.com Canon 5D w/ 600mm f/4 IS on sturdy tripod.
16May2008 Creative Commons License note: bluedragon_crystal: said -
"Great Blue Heron Photo, As per the online request, we are contacting you concerning
the use of your Great Blue Heron photo under the Creative Commons license. It will be a spot photo for a Natural History interpretive panel to be used at the Santa Clara
River Reserve outside St. George, UT. It is non-profit and no fees will be charged for the public or the BLM, the sponsoring agency. We will cite the image as requested.
Thank you. Deb White, Designer." I said "super."
Creative Commons use Note 16 April 2009 - ok'd to Clint Bautz use in Daniel Burnham Centennial in Chicago. 01 May 2009 - photo appears at www.som.com/content.cfm/www_home at "Vision" brochure. "Click on the Great Lakes Photo, then click on the vision. Your photo shows up in the book."
07 March 2010 CC update: "canoerobb has sent you a message on
Flickr. Subject: Great Blue Heron, Date: 7th March, 2010.
Hey Mike this is Ben Robb, I don't know if you remember or not but a while ago I asked for permission to use your picture of an osprey for a sign I'm working on for my eagle project. Well there was a little change in plans and I think instead we are hoping to use your picture of a Great Blue Heron (specifically this one: www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/490785635/ so if you could reply as soon as possible to make sure that you are still okay with this that would be awesome. Also, we do have a draft of what the sign is going to look like, if you want I can send the pdf to your email. Anyways thanks again."
A: Super w/ me! www.flickr.com/people/mikebaird/#credit says all about how to access, comment and link
27 April 2010 - more Creative Commons use (approved). "I noticed your wonderful photo of the Great Blue
Heron, and wanted to let you know that we plan on using it for the
phylo project (phylogame.org). This is a non-commercial educational initiative so it fits with
your creative commons license. Anyway, do reply back if you get a
chance, and if you like the project generally, do sign on to the
photography pool. You can also email me at db [at} interchange d o t
ubc d o t ca if you'd like to see how the image will be used in the
NOTE: Effective 31 Jan 2013 © All Rights Reserved
© 2007 Michael L. Baird, due to Getty Images representation.
Great Blue Heron Bird standing in the water in Morro Bay, CA 08 May 2007, photographed at Coleman Beach at low tide.