Green Heron

Another very patient wading bird, the Green Heron. I actually timed this one. Just a couple of blinks, this bird stood still for over 3 minutes. That’s a long time, but I think the Great Blue Heron beats him in the stand like a statue competition.

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Green Heron | Alice Mary Herden | April 2020

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Green Heron

Another surprise Green Heron, first time to photograph this bird at Chassahowitzka WMA. This crow sized bird is a smart hunter. They have a unique baiting style behavior, they drop feathers, twigs or even insects on the water surface to lure fish within their striking distance.

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Green Heron | August 6

Why they call this bird Green Heron…. their greenish-black cap, a greenish back.