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Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) with bright blue breeding plumage. The demand for the feathers of snowy egrets, white ibises, and great blue herons in the late 19th and early 20th centuries made these birds a target. By 1886, more than 5 million birds were being massacred yearly to satisfy the North American millinery trade.
A Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) sits in a tree among an urban environment in The Woodlands, a suburban community north of Houston, Texas. Despite the growth of residential and commercial development in the area, a nesting pair of Bald Eagles in the community continue to thrive, producing several generations of offspring amidst the urban setting.