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All About the Great Blue Heron

Of the many bird species that inhabit wetlands, perhaps none is more iconic than the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias). Like other herons and their cousins the egrets, storks and cranes, the Great Blue Heron is known as a “wading bird.” While they are closely associated with water bodies of all kinds, they do not swim but merely wade in the shallows, patiently searching for ...

John E. Marshall | Aug 11, 2011

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