Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
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Title: Great Blue Heron
Alternative Title: Ardea cyanocephalus
Creator: Karney, Lee
Source: WO-Lee Karney-3374
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributor: DIVISION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Subject: Karney, Bird, birds, shorebirds, herons
Table Of Contents: Although occasionally found feeding in loose flocks, the great blue heron usually a solitary hunter. As much as two thirds of its diet consists of fish, but is also takes a wide variety of other aquatic animals, as well as land-dwelling rodents and snakes.
Available: April 01 2004
Issued: March 26 2004
Modified: April 21 2004