Great blue heron Ardea Herodias
Wading Birds- Family Ardeidae. Herons, egrets, & bitterns all have coiled necks & straight dagger-like-bills used to capture prey in quick strikes.
Length: 46 in. wingspan 72 in.
- Nests in colonies in trees. Usually seen singly, but may roost in small flocks.
- Forages in open wetland habitats.
- Feeds on fish and small animals