Green Heron 7/27/18

Except when providing for youngsters, Green Herons are nocturnal, solitary, and secretive. But with growing families they need to forage at all hours and become more frequently seen in the daytime. They are a tool-using bird, often dropping a piece of bait on the surface of the water to attract small fish and then striking out with a quick dart. They tend to keep their neck folded in close, and like all herons, fly with necks retracted. Sexes are alike.

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