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nwyman
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Apr 20, 2017 19:56 |  #1

I have never seen a heron sit like this.

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Apr 20, 2017 20:06 |  #2

He looks pretty chill.


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Apr 22, 2017 04:51 |  #3

That doesn't look right. Any indication of an injury?


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Apr 22, 2017 05:52 as a reply to ardeekay's post |  #4

I've never seen a Great Blue sit like that either. He sure doesn't look too distressed.


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Apr 22, 2017 06:45 as a reply to ardeekay's post |  #5

no, and he was standing normally when I first arrived on the scene.


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ardeekay
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Apr 22, 2017 07:42 as a reply to nwyman's post |  #6

Nancy, you may wish to repost in "birdtalk" for any additional thoughts.


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Apr 22, 2017 10:24 |  #7

I'd say he's probably fine I've seen them do that before.


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