Bird Sounds: Great Blue Heron

Listen to the bird sounds of the Great Blue Heron.

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Compliments of The Macaulay Library at The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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I have these out by my

I have these out by my apartment all the time in the summer...I guess they migrate because we never see them in the winter.
Beautiful birds.

I have an hour of video in a

I have an hour of video in a rookery, but can't distinguish the GBH call. I will put the video up on my YouTube channel: caliclips May 17th, perhaps someone with a better ear can identify the heron calling.