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Great Blue Heron

ardea herodias

Description:

It is the largest North American heron and among herons it is surpassed only by the Goliath Heron and the White-bellied Heron. It has head-to-tail length of 97–137 cm (38–54 in), a wingspan of 167-201 cm (66-79 in) a height of 115–138 cm (45–54 in) and a weight of 2.1–3.3 kg (4.6–7.3 lb).

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7 Comments

flybeasley
flybeasley 9 years ago

Great photo!!!!

annorion
annorion 9 years ago

Nice capture!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

U have great photos. I found one in my yard.. Shock! They are so so huge. They are so amazing. I love your bright blue one. Mine was gray.

JillsyGirl
JillsyGirl 9 years ago

thank you all!

JackieHolmesBurns
JackieHolmesBurns 9 years ago

Very nice photos

chebeague7
chebeague7 9 years ago

Beautiful!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Wonderful series !

JillsyGirl
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JillsyGirl

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Sep 23, 2010
Submitted on Jun 6, 2012

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