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Great Blue Heron

I live in a small town east of Lethbridge Alberta called Coaldale. Last Spring, my dad took my brother and I fishing at Fincastle Lake, east of Taber, Alberta. The fishing that day was bad, and we caught nothing. So, my brother and I went swimming. We decided to swim over to an island in the lake 50ft from the shore. I brought my camera along with me. Once we were at the island we saw this huge old dead tree on a neighboring island. It was a colony of about 10 nesting Great Blue Herons. We waded over and took some pictures. I was really lucky they didn't fly away, and I was able to some good photos.