Contact | Blog | Project Noah Facebook | Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Great Blue Heron

Ardea herodias

Description:

Great blue herons has a wide wingspan from 1.7 up to 2 meters. It such a great pleasure to see in flight. Conservation Status: Least Concern

Habitat:

Found in a wide variety of habitats in North America. Likes to feed in calm waters.


Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

10 Comments

C.Sydes
C.Sydes 7 years ago

beautiful action shot, you can almost feel the feather control

Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver 8 years ago

Thank you Karen, Tanya, and Antonio! I really like this birds, they fly so majestically.

TanyaGuiler
TanyaGuiler 8 years ago

Great shot!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Lovely photo Frank!
We found a heronry of about 25 nests yesterday but my the aerial shots were taken through trees & none turned out anywhere near as nicely as this!

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 8 years ago

Perfect

Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver 8 years ago

Thank you guys! Its so exiting to be out there in the field taking this pictures. Its such a trilling experience.

KatCuff
KatCuff 8 years ago

Well done!

CoastalJHawk
CoastalJHawk 8 years ago

Great pic! Awesome shot!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Very nice shot!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Grate photo!

Frank Weaver
Spotted by
Frank Weaver

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.48, Long: -81.11

Spotted on Feb 20, 2012
Submitted on Feb 20, 2012

Related Spottings

Garça (Ardea cinerea) Ardea cinerea Grey Heron Great Egret

Nearby Spottings

Big-eyed Bug Licorice Weed American Aligator Kestrel