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Great blue heron

Ardea herodias

Description:

I always find these large wading birds at this refuge. Nice wispy plumage on this one. In pic 4 it looks like it is mimicking wood debris.

Habitat:

Spotted foraging at the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Estuary of the Nisqually River. Outgoing tide, soon to be mud flats.


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Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Lat: 47.08, Long: -122.72

Spotted on Feb 2, 2020
Submitted on Feb 7, 2020

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