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heron

tall, elegant, fish-eating waterbird, with long legs and a long neck. They are mostly Ardea spp. of the family Ardeidae. Includes gray, purple, great blue and little blue herons.
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The Heron TP squadron plays a central role in Israel's Air Force, in which RPAS are currently performing approximately 70% of its operational activity.
Often I will come across a heron on the river, disturbing the poor thing so it has to raise those giant wings and take off.
Lesley Allen, 62, who snapped the drama in Peterborough, Cambs, said: "The heron appeared with the weasel on the opposite bank of the River Nene.
Ash pictured the majestic bird on Sunday just after the heron had gobbled the last of the fish.
News that Heron was found dead inside his Los Angeles home in the morning.
Heron Food Group operates predominantly in the North of England, and has 251 stores.
Now the Heron deal gives it a new network of smaller shops across the North.
Alongside the existing Heron management team, the firm said it will continue to expand and develop the Heron business, initially through the addition of between 10 and 20 new stores a year.
A single great blue heron (Ardea herodias), three great egrets (Ardea alba), and 11 black-crowned night-herons were perched on the elevated margins of the pond.
His relentless passion and pride for his craft will allow him to play a larger role in the diverse levels of service that we offer to our clients and the media," said Gary Giudice, Blue Heron Communications president.
Check out our "Community Photos-2011" album on our Facebook page to see a photo of a heron with a chipmunk
It might still be dark with the full light of dawn still an hour or two away but this grey heron is a resourceful bird and it uses the orange glow from the nearby streetlights to aid in its quest for fish.