SJ7360 : Grey Heron near Elworth, Cheshire

taken 7 years ago, near to Elworth, Cheshire, Great Britain

Grey Heron near Elworth, Cheshire
Grey Heron near Elworth, Cheshire
This fine specimen posed several times along a three hundred metre length of the Trent and Mersey Canal. The yellow flowers are ragwort, I think.

It is a large bird, standing 90100 cm tall, with a 175195 cm wingspan and a weight of 12 kg. (from Wikipedia)
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SJ7360, 58 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 31 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 731 605 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.4678N 2:24.1310W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 732 605
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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