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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Vigilance

Not a juvenile form of the Great Blue Heron, this lovely Little Blue Heron is a different variety, smaller and sleeker. We often saw him accompanying his fishing cohort, the Great Blue, in our Sarasota 'hood. Unlike "Henry," our local Great Blue, he didn't look for food handouts.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2012
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Sarasota, Florida, United States of America
Copyright: © Sharon L. Wirt