April 4, 2011
A blue heron sails across a clearing blue sky Sunday over central Shawnee. The birds are among the largest in North America.
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In years of walking Mill Creek Streamway Park, Ascension Hernandez has seen the occasional great blue heron — water lapping at lanky legs, rope-like neck forming a graceful ‘S.’