Great Blue Heron also known as Blue Heron, is the largest and most common heron of North American. The Great Blue Heron is common near shores, open water like ponds or streams and wetlands. The Blue Heron is an expert fisher – catch their watery prey by walking slowly, or standing still for long periods of time, waiting for fish to come within range of their long necks and blade-like bills.
Some size facts about the Great Blue Heron: It has head-to-tail length of 91–137 cm (36–54 in), a height of 115–138 cm (45–54 in), a wingspan of 167–201 cm (66–79 in) and a weight of 1.82–3.6 kg (4.0–7.9 lb).
Wild life at its best – This Great Blue Heron just caught lunch. Picture was taken in south Florida.