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Oct 18, 2009 18:50 |  #1

Took this at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey.
It was a rainy day had to shoot from inside the car. Picture is not the best.
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Oct 18, 2009 18:53 |  #2

Looks like a juvenile Great Blue Heron.


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Oct 18, 2009 19:09 |  #3

Duane N wrote in post #8846868 (external link)
Looks like a juvenile Great Blue Heron.

Thanks for the quick repy.
I thought as Juviniles they were more gray than brown


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Oct 18, 2009 19:12 as a reply to  @ time532's post |  #4

I'm going by the feather pattern on the chest telling me this is a young bird.

This is an adult...notice the solid feathers.

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Oct 18, 2009 19:19 |  #5

Duane N wrote in post #8846974 (external link)
I'm going by the feather pattern on the chest telling me this is a young bird.

This is an adult...notice the solid feathers.

http://www.pbase.com …ge/118434460/or​iginal.jpg (external link)

Yes I see the the difference. By the way great Pbase albums.

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Oct 18, 2009 19:57 |  #6

Definitely a great blue.




  
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