Great Blue Heron – 5/26/10

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/26/10

Observation Time: 5:15 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond

Common Name: Great Blue Heron

Scientific Name: Ardea herodias

Comments: Great blue herons primarily feed on small fish, but they are opportunistic feeders and will eat whatever comes within striking distance. They occasionally snack on shrimp, crabs, small mammals, amphibians, small birds, rodents, and insects.

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Great Blue Heron