How Well Do You Know Herons? Take Our Quiz!

great blue heron

Which of these is a helpful way to separate herons from cranes, storks, and other similar birds?

a) Herons are always noticeably bigger
b) Herons fly with their wings held in a slight dihedral
c) Herons fly with their necks retracted, not outstretched
d) Herons typically fly low to the ground


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