Tricolored Heron

Tricolored Heron, On The Hunt

Tricolored Herons are some of the more exuberant wading birds when they are hunting.

Tricolored Heron
Tricolored Heron

No standing around staring at the water for them. Pacing back and forth, with quick u-turns, highlight their hunting method.

Tricolored Heron
Tricolored Heron

Throw in some low stealthy behavior…

Tricolored Heron
Tricolored Heron

ready to pounce …

Tricolored Heron
Tricolored Heron

It’s a lot of work and doesn’t always result in even a snack. At least while the photographer is watching.

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