Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron - Assateaue Island National Seashore, Chicateague, Virginia
This image appears as the last image in the "Filed Marks" section on the main Great Blue Heron page on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology "All About Birds" web based bird guide where it is used to illustrate
• the wispy plumes on the breast and back of the head
• the bold black and white striped crown, and
• the blue-gray body.