This week's cover

Mirror, mirror on the creek - A great blue heron fishes along the banks of Salt Creek in Fullersburg Woods. A wading bird, the Great Blue Heron is the largest type of heron in North America and can be found throughout North America, Central America, the Caribbean and the Galápagos Islands - all places birder Christian Goers has visited in search of winged creatures great and small. A story and more photos appear on Page 5. (Jim Slonoff photo)