WPCNR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DAY. Contributed by a WPCNR ROVING PHOTOGRAPHER, SUSAN KATZ, December 18, 2013:
The Mystery bird since appearing yesterday on WPCNR, has been identified positively by two WPCNR readers.
Ellen Alzerez notes: “That bird is a Great Blue Heron. I had one visiting my back yard a few years ago when I had a water feature with fish.”
Suzanne Evans tracked the visitor down, too: “I pulled out my Peterson Field Guide – Eastern Birds. The bird looks like a great blue heron. According to their range map we would be in the very northernmost reaches of their winter habitat.