A quick visit to the Kearny Marsh last week in hopes of seeing a harbor heron (great egret with a gray band on its right leg and small transmitter on its left) brought none of those special birds.
But we did see several other great egrets, a bazillion dragonflies, some jewelweed, pennywort and foxtails.
We also saw a least bittern (below) zip past — always a nice bird to spot. Read more about the least bittern here.
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