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Great Blue Heron

Ardea herodias

Description:

Beautiful, graceful bird with a bluish color on its body and white on its neck and face. A rather tall bird, when it flies it folds its neck back.

Notes:

Found in a lake feeding on small fish hiding along the bank.

2 Comments

AshleyAkers
AshleyAkers 10 years ago

Thanks! We did manage to see it grab a small fish but I think it got away.

ScottRasmussen
ScottRasmussen 10 years ago

Nice shots of the heron. Did you get to see it catch any fish?

AshleyAkers
Spotted by
AshleyAkers

West Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 4, 2011
Submitted on Jul 5, 2011

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