Re: Great Blue Herons
green deborah wrote:
> Apparently injured herons can cause great harm or
> death to people because if you are trying to move one it will do its
> lightening-quick beak-jabbing in the area right between your eyes (massive
> brain damage).
When I worked for a while with a injured bird recovery group, we would wear full face masks when
working around the herons. I think the danger was most often the eyes, but they are powerful.
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