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Great Blue Heron

Ardea herodias

Description:

Great Blue Heron

Habitat:

It can be found in a range of habitats, in fresh and saltwater marshes, mangrove swamps, flooded meadows, lake edges, or shorelines, but always close to bodies of water, usually nesting in trees or bushes.

Notes:

This Heron was seen at Bensons Park in hudson NH

2 Species ID Suggestions

Great blue heron
Ava T-B
Ava T-B 11 years ago
Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias Great Blue Heron


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1 Comment

EdMarshall
EdMarshall 11 years ago

Yeah, I would go with a Great Blue Heron. Looks like it could be a younger individual as the plumage around the head looks less well refined.

Kellybean03060
Spotted by
Kellybean03060

New Hampshire, USA

Spotted on Aug 31, 2011
Submitted on Aug 31, 2011

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