Juvenile Little Blue Heron

Juvenile Little Blue Heron On The Hunt

If this juvenile Little Blue Heron’s presence was any indication this pond-side vegetation must harbor a lot of snacks.

Juvenile Little Blue Heron
Juvenile Little Blue Heron

Last spring I spotted him feeding here every time I passed by for several weeks in a row.

Juvenile Little Blue Heron
Juvenile Little Blue Heron

Step and poke, back and forth.

Juvenile Little Blue Heron
Juvenile Little Blue Heron

Success! A bird this size has to find an awful lot of small creatures to consume to survive– a full time occupation.

Juvenile Little Blue Heron
Juvenile Little Blue Heron

April 15, 2019

 

 

3 thoughts on “Juvenile Little Blue Heron On The Hunt”

  1. Fun to follow him, Ellen! I saw one just the other day (though he had a lot of blue patches already) with a great big frog in his mouth. I was amazed that he finally was able to swallow it all 😳

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