September 08, 2016

Immature Great Blue Heron, Rondeau Provincial Park, Sept 8/2016

This immature great blue heron landed near the pontoon this afternoon.
I didn't realise their legs where this colour and the shape surprised me as well. I guess I just hadn't seen them from this angle.

Ardea herodias
Despite their impressive size, Great Blue Herons weigh only 5 to 6 pounds thanks in part to their hollow bones—a feature all birds share.
source - allaboutbirds.org

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