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Great Blue Heron

Ardea herodias

Description:

A very beautiful bird who flew soundlessly across the seashore. An unforgettable sight.

1 Species ID Suggestions

1Sarah2
1Sarah2 10 years ago
Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias Great Blue Heron - Whatbird.com


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5 Comments

I agree with Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodius

Cole47
Cole47 10 years ago

I will post more photos

Cole47
Cole47 10 years ago

I've never heard of the tri-colored heron

beallburton
beallburton 10 years ago

I think Great Blue Heron is correct too. The size of the bird (compared to the goose in the second photo) , and location of the spotting (British Columbia) seem to preclude tri-colored heron.

Nice photos!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

The black band on the head makes it a Great Blue Heron i think.

Cole47
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Cole47

British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on May 20, 2011
Submitted on Nov 10, 2011

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