Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
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Title: Great Blue Heron
Alternative Title: Ardea herodias
Creator: Karney, Lee
Source: WO-Lee Karney-5430
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributor: DIVISION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Subject: Birds, shorebirds, heron
Table Of Contents: Standing motionless and alone along streams or lakes, the great blue heron is often the only living creature seen in the broad expanse of water and forest; in flight identified by large size, broad wingspread, head folded back on shoulders. Lives in both saltwater and freshwater environments.
Available: April 01 2004
Issued: March 31 2004
Modified: April 01 2004