Landed right next to us while photographing a snake
Seen several along the banks of the lake
26 Jul 2014.
Longwood Gardens, Chester Co, PA.
Fishing in the pond next to the meadow.
hunting in small pond full of tadpoles and small fish
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...