This Great Blue Heron flew in, perched on the foot bridge and both of us sat and watched a small flock of Common Mergansers fishing in the river. After the heron landed the number of Mergansers fishing near the bridge increased in number, as though they were more comfortable with an extra pair of eyes keeping watch. - Millstone River, Princeton, New Jersey
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