Saturday, April 30th, 2011
Photo by Shelley Grieshop
Great egret
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A great egret stands in floodwater searching for food along Beaver Creek this week. The wading birds are cousins to the great blue heron, which are more commonly seen in the Grand Lake area. Some great blue herons are white and easily confused with the great egret, but the great egret has black legs and the white great blue heron has yellow legs. Officials with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources believe the egrets migrated to the area several years ago from the Great Lakes region.
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Wednesday
62°
Mostly Sunny
6%
Wednesday Night
47°
Mostly Clear
15%
Thursday
70°
Thunderstorms Likely
80%
Thursday Night
47°
Thunderstorms
83%
Friday
54°
Rain Showers
80%
Friday Night
30°
Rain Showers Likely
74%
Saturday
44°
Partly Sunny
13%
Saturday Night
36°
Mostly Cloudy
16%
Sunday
53°
Mostly Cloudy
11%
Sunday Night
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Partly Cloudy
10%
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