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Great Blue Heron

Ardea herodias


The great blue heron is a large bird about 1.8m tall. Its color is mostly gray, and has a fairly large wing span. It has feathers that extend down from its beak and neck.


The crane lives mainly on coastal land, and often migrates south into Mexico. It can be found throughout the united states.


The heron is often mistaken for a crane. The large size of the heron allows for it to be adaptable with its habitat due to the wide range of food it can acquire.

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Thomas Nelson Community College
Spotted by a stud ent at Thomas Nelson Community College

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Nov 3, 2014
Submitted on Nov 16, 2014

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