Alameda Wildlife Reserve

Rick Lewis &nbsp&nbsp A great blue heron perches high in a tree.

Meet the Great Blue Heron

Apr 25,2019

That tall, greyish bird with a thick, yellow bill standing motionless in the shallow water along the Alameda shore is most likely fishing. These birds are great blue herons (yes, blue, even though they may look grey), who use their long bills to catch fish.

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