Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Green Heron (Butorides virescens)

Stands still next to water and grabs small fish with explosive dart of head and neck. One of the few birds that uses bait to attract fish, it drops such things as bread crusts, insects, and twigs onto the water. (read more)

Photos by Juan Aguero (juanKa)
Anhinga Trail, Everglades National Park

1 comment:

Lisetg said...

wow, esa segunda foto es el momento preciso!