[caption id="attachment_102" align="alignleft" width="95" caption="Great blue heron wading in Maine's icy waters."][/caption]
Colonial wading birds tend to conjure up an image of the lush and wet Everglades rather than our frozen Maine landscape, yet some of these birds continue to linger in Maine through Decembe
Over the past month, I've been trying to come up with an identifying logo for the Heron Observation Network. I asked our volunteers to submit designs and I came up with some myself. The maine purpose of the logo is to be used on items specifically created for HERON -
This fall and winter, I've been visiting great blue heron colonies that I didn't have time to visit this past summer. During these visits, I usually make sure the original GPS coordinate is correct; take notes on the habitat and best way to approach the site; and count all nests that are still intact.