Seen on the way to work this morning accompanied by a Great Egret (see: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/840176).
08/20/2014, 8:15 AM
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 1/640 sec, f/5.6, 400mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM), ISO 1000 (auto), Exp comp +1/3
Sandy Point State Park, MD August 17, 2014
The Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) is a large wading bird in the heron family Ardeidae, common near the shores of open water and in wetlands over most of North America and Central America as well as the Caribbean and the Galápagos Islands. It is a rare vagrant to Europe, with records from Spain, the Azores, England and the Netherlands. An all-white population found only in the Caribbean and southern Florida was once treated as a...