Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos ITSJR
Single heron standing still at retention pond's shore, grooming. Mostly cloudy, windy. 27C/80F
Dismal day. stopped at Ridge View Park to see which ducks are are in the small lake
A tall grey/blue bird. It slowly walks around sometimes staying very still. The call is like a loud squawk. The legs are long and skinny. It has a few streaks on its chest feathers.
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...