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The other morning Fraser was standing next to the flagpole overlooking the parade ground when a great blue heron carrying a gopher landed just 20 yards away.
Roosevelt Island — named in honor of Theodore Roosevelt, a president who was a conservationist and a birder — is a place of unexpected contrasts: A great blue heron stood silhouetted against Georgetown’s waterfront across the river.
The boardwalk ends at a pavilion where visitors can see alligators floating in Mexican water lilies and hear the croaking of great blue herons.
Birds required to be protected include anhinga, cormorant, great blue heron, great egret and snowy egret, all of which have different nesting periods.
But nature is resilient, Seymour said, as a white egret and a great blue heron take off.
Officers responding to a report found a great blue heron in water with a net wrapped around its beak.
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