Tag Archives: Green Heron

Green Heron, On The Hunt

I’ve often spotted a Green Heron in this patch of reeds; a walking path winds along the edge of a pond providing an interesting, if dark, view of their hunting behavior.

Green Heron Hunting
Green Heron Hunting

These herons don’t have any problem snagging a snack from this duckweed covered water.

Green Heron Hunting
Green Heron Hunting

I’m pretty sure I don’t want to know what’s lurking around below the surface.

Green Heron Hunting
Green Heron Hunting

Here’s a wider view of this Green Heron’s hunting territory. Beyond these reeds the water opens up into a pond.

Green Heron Hunting
Green Heron Hunting

Green Heron Posing

Green Herons tend to be shy and I was rather surprised to get a series of images of this one out in the open.

Green Heron Landing
Green Heron Landing

He landed on a dead tree hanging over a pond.

Green Heron on Stick
Green Heron on Stick

Over a couple of minutes he turned

Green Heron on Stick
Green Heron on Stick

Green Heron on Stick
Green Heron on Stick

Green Heron on Stick
Green Heron on Stick

Boynton Trail, Donnelley Wildlife Management Area, SC
June 29, 2019