Largest of the North American herons, the Great Blue Heron has long legs, a sinuous neck, and thick, dagger-like bill. Head, chest, and wing plumes give it a shaggy appearance.
Reflections of a heron in a pond ….
Reflections of a heron by Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Outer Banks, North Carolina
The Lava Heron, also known as the Galapagos Heron, is a species of heron endemic to the Galapagos Islands. The adult is slate-grey, which helps it blend in with the hardened lava. The back feathers typically have a silvery sheen and it has a short crest on its head.