Blue Heron is Enemy of Fish, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-05


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BLUE HERON IS ENEMY OF FISH. At the present time the blue heron is protected from destruction by the federal laws. This is unfortunate, for this long-legged and long-necked member of the fisher family of birds is one of the worst, enemies of game fish. He U a night. rtedc,V and eats .enough fish each twenty-four hours to keep a good-steed family in meat. Some day, wlleii the great. heitm appetite for young game fish like black bass and pike that have been planted in our waters comes to be measured the federal government will withdraw its protection. Then there will be fewer herons and more fish. " " I

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