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  • Vistas, rag-rugged edges, much our crown as a heron's

    Another View Of A Grand One

  • The heron's yellow eyes glare revealing a faintly manic look.

    Country diary: South Uist

  • The bedraggled throat feathers are caught by the passing breeze, and the yellow eyes glare in an intensification of the heron's usual faintly manic look.

    Country diary: South Uist

  • Built of large interwoven twigs, it appears both shallower and tidier than tree nests, and I have no idea if this is characteristic of a heron's cliff nest for, surprisingly, it is the first I have ever seen.

    Country diary: South Uist

  • One heron (dunno if green or not), one little critter, already pounced upon, in the heron's beak, head first.

    Maureen Dowd Devotes Whole Column To Edwards' Hair

  • Little critter arms out, hands around the heron's neck choking the life out of the bird.

    Maureen Dowd Devotes Whole Column To Edwards' Hair

  • The heron's something she just rides, the way a man rides a horse.

    Duma Key

  • Called a "kalgi," after the Persian word for a heron's plume, the feather-shaped ornament was crafted in Rajasthan in a style harking back to the Mughal court's princely custom of sporting impressive gems on their turbans.

    Jewels From The Crown

  • «They came swiftly from the North, walking like wading herons in their gait, but not in their speed; for their legs in their long paces beat quicker than the heron's wings.»

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Make careful casts with a sinking lure in the heron's vicinity.

    More Fishing Tips

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