Sounds like a Green Heron.
On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 7:55 AM, Julie Feeney <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Hello Birders,
> I am a new birder and saw a strange bird at Berlin Pond yesterday. It was
> in the muck near a vernal pool. It stood straight up. It had a long brown
> neck which was chocolate colored, yellow eyes, a white underside to the
> neck, a pointed beak which was longish and a greenish cap part on the top
> of the head. I don't remember much about the tail or feet (sorry).
> Um, any ideas? I looked through my Birds of NA national geo guide and
> couldn't find anything.
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