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Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle WA (Google, OSM)
47.6558, -122.2939
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Landed right next to us on a very small island on Lake Washington. Initially heard the characteristic heron squawk, and with its long neck and long reddish-brown legs, being a sort of grey-blue color. Quickly flew off after I took the picture.

May. 13, 2012 16:39:27 -0700
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Great Blue Heron - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
drwlyons's ID: Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Posted by drwlyons over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Great Blue Heron - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
bob-dodge's ID: Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Posted by bob-dodge over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Great Blue Heron - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
drwlyons's ID: Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Great Blue Heron - Photo (c) Mike Baird, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Community ID: Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
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