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Old 01-08-2019, 05:54 PM
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At the risk of posting this question in the wrong forum, I would love to know what kind of bird this is. Photographed 1/6/19 in Southern Star. Sorry picture is sideways, don’t know how to fix that.
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At the risk of posting this question in the wrong forum, I would love to know what kind of bird this is. Photographed 1/6/19 in Southern Star. Sorry picture is sideways, don’t know how to fix that.
Heron
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Some bird pictures-- Herons, Egrets, Bitterns | Audubon

Central Florida Backyard Bird Identification

Great Blue Heron Identification, All About Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
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A Heron that is afraid to stick his neck out
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Could be a Wurdemann's heron.

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Thanks for getting the picture straight. I am thinking, after feedback here, it is a heron.
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Thanks for getting the picture straight. I am thinking, after feedback here, it is a heron.
Und, it could be a damen too. I can't see between it's little legs.
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It's a Great Blue Heron. They're a beautiful and very common bird around here.

If you're interested in learning more about birds and bird-watching, you might want to look into joining a bird-watching group, such as The Village Birders or The Brownwood Birders. Full disclosure - I'm a member of both.
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Hello! This is a Great Blue Heron. I provided a link to Audubon for bird IDs if you're interested in the many species of wildlife that reside or migrate into Florida. I am an FWC Wildlife transporter located in Sumter County and all too often have to address these and many other species of birds, mammals & reptiles in distress. Should you encounter any wildlife issues, Community Watch in The Villages will dispatch me or other area wildlife rehabilitators to see how we can help.
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