Date: 6/5/19 11:09 am
From: Carl Bendorf <carlbendorf...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Heron? need id Boulder County Gross Reservoir
The long neck that's folded back during flight is a good clue for Great
Blue Heron. The dark color eliminates Great Egret.

Carl Bendorf
Longmont CO

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 11:04:35 AM UTC-6, Pieter Strauss wrote:
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> [image: Herons_crv_lvl_shrp_crop 05 06 2019_DSC8232.jpg]
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> (Thought I posted this request before, but can't find it.)
> These birds look fairly heron-like, but coloring and grouping don't seem
> to match.
> On May 6th I saw a group of 6 of them flying west over Gross Reservoir at
> 6:45 a.m. A neighbor said he had seen them earlier perched in the tops of
> several trees, looking gawky and acting raucous.
> We have double-crested Cormorants up here, but that's not what these are.
> Any clues?
>
> Pieter
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