“An odd sighting on the dock, a great blue heron looking out one way, almost back with a snowy-white egret peering in the opposite direction. This is why everyone should sometimes leave the city.
Source: E L Doctorow, City of God (London: Abacus, 2001), 44.
Image: Blue heron and egret. Photo posted with kind permission of Mr. J R Compton of Amateur Birder's Journal at the following link:http://www.JRCompton.com/photos/The_Birds/J/
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