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great blue heron

Ardea herodias

Description:

Widespread. The largest North American heron (Ardeidae). This individual was successful in its hunt as can be seen in the lead photo. In actual sequence, the first image would follow photo number 5.

Habitat:

Observed along the Galloway Creek arm of Lake Springfield within the Springfield Conservation Nature Center area.

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1 Comment

Tukup
Tukup a year ago

I love watching the patience of these birds fishing. Great series Scott. Thanks for sharing.

Scott Frazier
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Scott Frazier

Springfield, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2015
Submitted on Apr 26, 2015

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