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Great Blue Heron

Ardea Herodias


The Great Blue Heron is the largest of the North American herons with a wingspan of 167–201 cm. Great Blue Herons appear blue-gray from a distance, with a wide black stripe over the eye. Hunting Great Blue Herons wade slowly or stand statue-like, stalking fish and other prey in shallow water or open fields.


Great Blue Herons are almost always found near water in order to feast on fish.


Photo taken by Sam massey

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1 Comment

Nayeli 7 years ago

Great series!!

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San Marcos, Texas, USA

Spotted on Sep 19, 2014
Submitted on Sep 19, 2014

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