On Sunday the Marathon Pundit family went kayaking in the Skokie Lagoons north of Morton Grove. We saw plenty of wildlife, including Great blue herons.
Great blue herons consume mostly fish, but also snack on amphibians, insects, and small rodents. This bird is found throughout North America.
Near the end of our two hour voyage--I sneaked up on this heron.
And I was able to capture its escape.
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