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The weather is warming up a bit now in Northern Virginia, but it was really cold on Monday at Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge. I was bundled up and so was this Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) that I spotted at the edge of a small pond that was mostly frozen. It almost looks like the heron had wrapped itself in an extra cloak make of long feathers.

Great Blue Heron

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