I didn't realize that GBHs go for warm-blooded critters as well. Thanks, Will.
Quoting Will Raup <[log in to unmask]>:
> There have been numerous reports of Great-Blue Herons stalking small rodents
> in fields during the middle of winter, perhaps that was what this one was
> Will Raup
> Albany, NY
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> From: Gregory R. Askew<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2005 9:16 PM
> Subject: [VTBIRD] Shelburne Bay/La Platte River complex
> Quite a feeling of out-of-jointness to be up to my knees in snow looking
> owls with my daughter and her friend only to look up and see a great blue
> cruising by. The bay is frozen tight; however, the creek off of the Ft.
> Ticonderoga road is open. Could he be sustaining himself there? What else
> a heron take in late winter...ice fishing throw-aways?