Sighting ~ 4 p.m. on the edge of Carpenter Run. Snow cover ~ 8 inches. This follows a long period of single digit and lower temperatures with heavy snow. I pulled the feet out of the ice, leading me to speculate that it may have been caught in the ice.
Photos available upon request.
Patiently waiting on the fisherman's catch.
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...