GREAT BLUE HERON Ardea herodias - British Columbia.
Great blue herons stand almost 4 feet tall and have a 6-foot wingspan. These impressive birds winter across the United States and into South America. Breeding occurs in early spring in Canada and the northern United States. Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of great blue heron courtship rituals are their complex displays.
The grey heron (Ardea cinerea) is a long-legged predatory wading bird of the heron family, Ardeidae, native throughout temperate Europe and Asia and also parts of Africa.It is resident in much of its range, but some populations from the more northern parts migrate southwards in autumn. A bird of wetland areas, it can be seen around lakes, rivers, ponds, marshes and on the sea coast.
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The great egret (Ardea alba), also known as the common egret, large egret, or (in the Old World) great white egret or great white heron is a large, widely distributed egret, with four subspecies found in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and southern Europe.Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of the world, it builds tree nests in colonies close to water.
Post Point Heron ColonyPost Point Heron Colony Baseline Study Annual Report 2005. The Post Point Great Blue Heron Colony is the only known heron nesting site in the City of Bellingham. The colony was first documented in 2000 at its present location in south Bellingham on the near shore bluff southwest of the Post Point Waste Water Treatment Facility. The colony is situated on City property.
The female heron lays each egg a couple of days after the previous egg, and the hatching is usually spread out over several days as well. The first egg this year was laid on April 14, and the.
This Great Blue Heron nest is in a large, dead white oak in the middle of Sapsucker Woods pond, right outside the Cornell Lab's Johnson Cent.