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Old 10-24-21, 12:33 AM
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Originally Posted by madpogue View Post
Near the end of a late afternoon 15-ish-mile loop, just a few feet from a busy intersection, three great blue herons probably pecking away at corn spilled between the rails from a hopper car. The whole time I was watching them, at least one had his head up standing watch while the other two pecked.

This is only about a mile from the Capitol building downtown.
Wow, those are very cool ... only, they're not herons. They're cranes, probably sandhill (a birder would know).
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