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Great Blue Herons September 15, 2010

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Great Blue Heron at Indian Slough

Here are two pictures of Great Blue Herons. The first picture, above, was taken late in the evening at Indian Slough, north of Wapello.

The second picture was taken as I began a canoe trip at Lake Odessa. Two hours later the bird was still in the same place.

Great Blue Heron at Lake Odessa
Great Blue Herons eat mostly fish and amphibians but will also eat small mammals and reptiles. You can find out more about them at Cornell University’s All About Birds.

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