Birding Hot Spots

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Great Blue Heron

by John Shackford

Great Blue Heron, Photo © Patricia Velte

To me there is something a bit eerie and other-worldly about the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias). A.C. Bent, in his species life histories (website:, says that “ [I]t is a stately bird, dignified in its bearing, graceful in its movements and an artistic feature in the landscape…..[p]erhaps

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