Great Blue Heron among 90 Sandhill Cranes

Great Blue Herons are not common in Homer, Alaska. Even less common is a Great Blue Heron hanging out with ninety Lesser Sandhill Cranes. These cranes are gathering in premigration flocks, loading up on calories for the long migration back to Californina’s Central Valley near Sacramento. This heron just appeared within the flock early in the day and hung out with them for over an hour