Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Widespread and fairly common, Great Blue Herons are frequently incorrectly referred to as "cranes" and may be found near almost any type of water feature.
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Eagle Lakes Park, Collier Co., FL
6 Mar 2017

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Orange Co., NC
30 October 2005

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Eagle Lakes County Park, Collier Co., FL
2 Feb 2016

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Rollingview, Falls Lake, Durham Co., NC
4 Feb 2014

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Collier Co., FL
30 Dec 2008

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Collier Co., FL
10 Feb 2014

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Collier Co., FL
2 January 2006

Great Blue Heron tracks in the mud

Great Blue Heron tracks in the mud.


Moore Co., NC
14 Mar 2007

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Bitterroot River, Missoula Co., MT
24 July 2014

Total track length is about 6 inches.


Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Alligator River NWR, Dare Co., NC
11 Nov 2012

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Dare Co., NC
6 Nov 2008

Looking prehistoric in flight!


Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Durham, NC
5 July 2010

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Durham, NC
5 July 2010


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