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Green Heron

Started by Herp-art, 04/09/2009 06:40AM
Posted 04/09/2009 06:40AM Opening Post
I photographed this guy in Everglades National Park in January. These birds are amazing fishermen. They will get bits of leaves or other small debris, and sprinkle them on the water as bait for small fish. When the fish show up--ZAP! They look like they have no neck, but they actually have quite a reach.
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Posted 04/09/2009 09:10AM #1
Interesting looking little guy, sometimes creatures are much smarter than we give them credit for.
Posted 04/09/2009 05:25PM #2
Nice one John.


Robert

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Posted 04/09/2009 08:51PM #3
Nice Shot John. I love these little guys. I know what you mean about the neck thing. They are interesting to watch, though I did not know that about their fishing skills,

Aaron