No, actually, it doesn't. Quiet waters rock.
Finally, it drew close, and I could tell it was winding up to smack its big flat leathery tail on the water. I could just see it in that glittering eye. So I focused on his back and was ready when it happened!
Herons were everywhere. I took a lot of heron photos. And no, I don't use the "burst" or rapid-fire/multiple frame function when shooting birds in flight--though I must try it soon. Probably would have been useful for the beaversmack.
Speaking of irresistible, I saw a water naiad on the shore. Where's Maxfield Parrish when you need him?