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Blue Heron

Ardea herodias


Large, tall wading bird that nests in treetop colonies. Wades in shallow water to stealthly stalk or ambush fish, frogs, and other prey.


Shallow water areas along river banks and lakeshores. Nests in treetop colonies.


This photo was taken at the famous Venice, Florida rookery.

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1 Comment

PaulMcK 10 years ago

great pic, well done

Gordon Dietzman
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Gordon Dietzman

Sarasota, Florida, USA

Spotted on Feb 28, 2008
Submitted on Mar 7, 2011


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