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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