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Great Blue Heron

Ardea herodias

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Large and lanky with extremely long neck and long legs. Gray-blue overall with dagger-like bill. White form of south Florida and Caribbean is similar to Great Egret, but with heavier, thicker bill. White and blue form hybrids in south Florida have gray bodies and white heads. Forages in shallow wetlands, waiting for prey and stalking fish.

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