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Florida Coast Birds 5

Todays  Florida Coast Bird is the Great Blue Heron but the white version .  I took this photo in Ormond Beach Florida in December 2017 while I was on vacation there for a week.

The white great blue heron  can be found in all salt and fresh waters, beaches and towns.. Its range in Florida and its most common in November to April.

Have a fantastic Friday

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