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Great blue heron

Ardea herodias


This is a magnificent bird with a wingspan up to more than six feet and, when standing, as an adult, may be up to four and a half feet.


This large wading bird is seen through much of North and Central America and through parts of the Caribbean.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.90, Long: -76.07

Spotted on Oct 26, 2013
Submitted on Nov 4, 2013


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