Book Recommendation Needed

Bruce Whittington fieldnat at
Mon Mar 22 14:26:42 PST 2004

The Great Blue Heron by Rob Butler of Canadian Wildlife Service, UBC 
Press. I don't know if it was also published in the US.
Bruce Whittington
Ladysmith, BC
mailto: fieldnat at

On Monday, March 22, 2004, at 01:34  PM, tokajo3 at wrote:

> We moved to Port Ludlow from Idaho almost two years ago.  We live on 
> the water near a Heronry and I am wondering if someone can recommend a 
> book on Heron, particularly the Great Blue Heron.  I saw interesting 
> behavior during winter 2003 and winter 2004.  About 16-25 heron were 
> riding the thermals over our cove almost like hawks.  It was pretty 
> interesting to see a large, somewhat ungainly bird like the heron in 
> that type formation.  They looked almost prehistoric.  Is there a name 
> for that behavior?  I only saw it twice.
> Thanks in advance.
> Karen Jones
> Port Ludlow, WA
> mail to: tokajo3 at

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