Great Blue Heron – 5/13/22
Observer: Tamara Fisher
Observation Date: 5/13/22
Observation Time: 8:30 a.m.
Observation Location: Mann’s Pond
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Scientific Name: Ardea herodias
Comments: Adult great blue herons weigh about 5 lbs. They weigh more than great horned owls, which weigh about 3 lbs., but they are not the largest bird found in Sharon. Bald eagles can reach 14 lbs.
Great blue herons make large nests in tall trees. They establish rookeries consisting of multiple nests.
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