Great blue herons have specialized neck vertebrae to manipulate their necks into an S shape. This helps them fly better and catch prey faster. Herons use powder-down feathers to clean their bodies. More »

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Blue herons are carnivores that eat a variety of aquatic and land prey, including fish, frogs, turtles, young birds, bird eggs, snakes, insects, mice, moles, gophers and other small mammals. While they live in colonies, ... More »

Great blue herons are wild birds that cannot be owned as pets. They are the largest of the North American herons, standing nearly 54 inches tall and are found in open coastal regions, marshes, lakes and backyard ponds. More »

Geese generally have longer necks than ducks and eat grasses and grains rather than fish and insects. Geese also tend to migrate farther than ducks and feed on land, rather than in water. More »

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Adult great blue herons have few predators besides bobcats, coyotes and occasionally large raptors, but heron eggs are susceptible to predation by crows, gulls, ravens, foxes and raccoons. Great blue herons are quite lar... More »

A Siberian crane is a species of bird in the crane family, characterized by a long neck and long legs. Most of these birds breed in northeastern Siberia. More »

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Blue heron decoys keep blue herons from eating fish in a designated area. While a blue heron decoy is often a deterrent to other blue herons, not all blue heron deterrents are blue heron decoys. They can be decoys with t... More »

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