Blue Heron | Bulls Island Natural Area (S.C.)

Ardea herodias
• Common large wading bird
• 99 - 132 cm (39 - 52 inches) long with wingspan 1.8 m (70 inches)
• Gray plumage
• Yellow beak
• Long legs
• Flies with neck folded
• Primary diet of fish and frogs, but also eats small mammals, reptiles and birds
• habitats include ponds, lakes, swamps and rivers

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