Identifying this bird found on shores of Lake Huron in Grindstone City, MI

Low flying, did not spook easy, merely moved further down lake shore as we walked closer. Seemed to be eating in shallow water at rocky shoreline.



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Green Heron

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Sep 08, 2012
thank you
by: Anonymous

thank you! such a beautiful bird! amazing to see it. i didnt think to research herons because the only one's i have seen are tall.

Sep 04, 2012
I.D.
by: kirk

It's a Green-backed Heron, common at water areas feeds on small frogs insects, and fishes.

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