Comments for: What are Maine’s great blue herons doing right now?

Posted Dec. 05, 2012, at 1:49 p.m.

Great blue herons leave Maine to migrate south each October, but there are always a few stragglers. “Every year during Christmas bird counts, people see them. Even into January and February, people will often see them,” said Danielle D’Auria, wildlife biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. …

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  • Anonymous

    Every October, we get a visit from a blue heron in the brook back of our house. That’s the only time we see one. Having moved from a lake with a couple of nesting pairs, we miss them.

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