Great Blue Heron

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Photo Credit: Lee Karney

A large bird that is usually found close to the shore, Great Blue Herons are a common sight throughout the US. They sport a long, S-shaped neck that they are often seen stuffing with fish and little rodents. Individuals have been known to choke to death trying to swallow meals that are too large.


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