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    Almost hit this bird tonight

    I was on my way home from my gf's house when I see this bird just strolling across the street! It was huge! It walked in front of my car for a while and then just stopped, bent it's legs and took off flying. I don't think I've ever seen a bird of that kind/size before in this area. Anyone know what kind it is?

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    Looks like a heron to me, but I'm citified.

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    it looks like a frikkin crane!!??
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    Haha, i was going to guess crane or heron. Maybe an emu?
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    your hood scoop looks like its about to eat that bird
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    that's pretty crazy......never seen a bird like that in Northern VA.

    what part are you in?

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    my dad says its a whooping crane.. and he's a bird fanatic.
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    That would be a crane. Heron aren't that stupid. Trust me, I'm a duck hunter

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    old school nintendo, duck hunt! jk

    i wish i had more to do at work today.
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    I wish I had less work today, haha! I did manage to find this cool duck hunt patch though
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    i've been browsing for forums since 10am today.. now its 2:30.. it gets so old so quick.
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    Jesus look at the size of that thing.

    I bet it tastes good
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    Definitely a crane - perhaps a whooping crane (they make some serious noise). Glad you didn't hit it, they are a protected species, as they are near extinction. You would be charged with a federal crime, I believe. http://endangered.fws.gov/
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    Oooh, a crane. Nifty.

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