Top Photo: Great blue heron. Great blue herons (GBHs) are by far the most often observed heron in our wetlands. They, along with green herons, nest locally. Though green herons tend to move either to the coast or to the south after mid October, great blue herons may be seen at any time of the year. A thick layer of ice on the pond is the only deterrent to a great blue heron showing up. Frogs, fish, in fact, anyRead more

New Addition to Museum’s Checklist

There has been much attention applied toward the birth of our red wolf pups, and deservedly so. But, on the same day female red wolf 1858 was pushing out her 6 fine pups, we had a new member sign on to our bird checklist here at the museum, a little blue heron (Egretta caerulea). As some of you already know, little blue herons are not simply “small” great blue herons but rather another species of heron altogether. As adults, theyRead more