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Lebanon, CT, United States
Great Blue Heron pairs work together to build the nest, incubate the eggs, and feed the chicks. In fact, the only thing male Great Blue Herons don’t do is lay eggs. This photo was taken in mid-April 2013 along the Airline Trail in Lebanon, CT.
Week 3: Birds in Flight
Coming home after a day of fishing
Outstanding photo of these stately birds
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