1 seen on island; double-crested cormorant also in photo
Brief description of what you observed
Only my cell phone with me, and I saw this heron at the front pond. He was skittish and flew off toward the stock pond as I approached. Saw it there, too, and got pics of footprints there.
Found on the levee.
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...