14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Great Blue Heron at Audubon Rookery

Birds nest and roost on an island at the Rookery which can be seen from the nearby shore. The Heron, standing on the shore, observes the activity on the island, standing with the human observers who come with cameras and binoculars to bird watch.

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Date Taken: 03.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Venice, Florida, United States of America
Copyright: © Marion Mendelson