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Great blue heron

Ardea herodias


The Great blue heron is the largest heron in North America. Slate gray plumage with long orangish-yellow bill and black crown and head plumes.


Spotted in grass covered sand dunes at Fort Morgan.

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Brian38 a week ago

Thanks so much Neil. This one was such a good model - it was like it was expecting to have its picture taken. It did help to have the sun low in horizon. It was about an hour before sunset.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a week ago

Wow, that is a gorgeous heron, and all three photos are beautiful. Well spotted, Brian.

Alabama, USA

Lat: 30.23, Long: -88.02

Spotted on Jan 21, 2019
Submitted on Feb 3, 2019

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