The Night heron is the event most have heard of, but there are a handful more that have passed under the radar.
Later in the spring, she and Elisabeth saw another kind of heron, an American bittern, skulking in some grass by a swamp.
The Night heron was the first adventure Wanderlust opened up to an audience larger than a pre-set guest list.
An earlier version of the bird was called the heron, the latest version is known as the Eitan.
“All those people who went to the Night heron, now they look up and think about rooftops differently,” says Benedetto.
In form and stature, he was modeled strictly after the heron.
Spotty the Turtle was also there, not to mention Longlegs the heron.
Mr. heron seemed a little surprised that his revelation had produced no effect.
Mr. heron looked at him as if he couldn't quite believe that statement.
There was something of her old sweet frankness in her manner as she spoke these words, and heron was warmed by it.
c.1300, from Old French hairon (12c.), earlier hairo (11c., Modern French héron), from Frankish *haigiro or some other Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *hraigran- (cf. Old High German heigaro "heron," German Reiher, Dutch reiger, Old Norse hegri), from PIE *qriq-, perhaps imitative of its cry (cf. Old Church Slavonic kriku "cry, scream," Lithuanian kryksti "to shriek"). Old English cognate hraga did not survive into Middle English.
(Lev. 11:19; Deut. 14:18), ranked among the unclean birds. The Hebrew name is _'anaphah_, and indicates that the bird so named is remarkable for its angry disposition. "The herons are wading-birds, peculiarly irritable, remarkable for their voracity, frequenting marshes and oozy rivers, and spread over the regions of the East." The Ardea russeta, or little golden egret, is the commonest species in Asia.