blue heron


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blue heron

n.
Any of several varieties of heron with blue or blue-gray plumage.
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Occasionally a river steamboat passed, and blue herons flew into the trees.
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There are whites such as 'White Triumphator,' black/purple like 'Blue Heron', yellow ones such as 'West Point' and fringed or double types, plus some that don't look like tulips at all.
Blue Heron suffered a shock reverse on his fencing bow but can make amends with victory in the Lewis Badges 1832 Novices' Chase at Warwick.
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