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I didn't realize that GBHs go for warm-blooded critters as well. Thanks, Will.
Greg

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
> doing.
>
> Will Raup
> Albany, NY
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Gregory R. Askew<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>   To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>   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
> for
>   owls with my daughter and her friend only to look up and see a great blue
> heron
>   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
> might
>   a heron take in late winter...ice fishing throw-aways?
>   Greg
>   Burlington
>   --
>


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