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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.
John                     | "There be dragons here"
                         |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
                         |  to indicate the edge of the known world.
John Jones, 35572 Linda Dr., Fremont CA, 94536
jijones@ix.netcom.com, USDA zone 8 (coastal, bay)

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