Story behind the photo: A Great Blue Heron brings a long vine to her nest. She will make many such trips, working each piece into a cohesive structure over time.
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Scientific Name: Ardea herodias
Photograph taken at the Venice Rookery in Venice, Florida.
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