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photo of Larus argentatus

Herring Gull

Image by Hans Hillewaert on Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0 Physical: The Herring Gull is a large, white gull with yellow bill

Side profile of a Green Heron, Butorides virescens, perched on a rock.

Green Heron

  Image by Felix Uribe on Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0 Physical: Green Herons are a relatively small heron, growing to 22


Greater Black-Backed Gull

[caption id="attachment_748" align="aligncenter" width="1021"] Great black-backed gull. © Rob Melone[/caption] Physical: L. marinus Is one of the largest gulls, growing up


Great Egret

Image by 'Googie Man' on Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 Physical: Great Egrets grow up to 104 cm in length.  Their wingspan

Image of a Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias, standing in water.

Great Blue Heron

Image by Michael L. Baird from Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0 Physical: Great Blue Herons reach up to 132 cm in length. 

Image of a Glossy Ibis, Plegadis falcinellus, stood in wetlands.

Glossy Ibis

Image by U.S. Fish and WIldlife Service Southeast Region, CC BY 2.0 Physical: The Glossy Ibis grows up to 25 inches


Double-Crested Cormorant

Image by Brocken Inaglory on Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0 Physical: Cormorants reach from 78-89  body and neck, a hooked mandible, and

Image of a common tern, Sterna hirundo.

Common Tern

Image by Charles J. Sharp on Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0 Physical: The Common Tern is a small, graceful bird. It has


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