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Nature Green Heron
Lens: Sigma 170-500 DG Camera: Pentax k-5IIs Photo Location: Hendrix Nature Preserve, Conway, AR Aperture: F8 
Posted By: MikeNArk, 04-01-2020, 06:20 PM

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04-02-2020, 11:34 AM   #2
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Nice shot. I have gotten pictures of that type of bird also. I haven't seen them very often.
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Beautiful capture of a bird with beautiful color!
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Thanks. This bird seemed be posing for me. It stayed in the same spot while I took multiple pictures and was still there when I went to the other side of the pond, where I took more photos from long range.

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Green Heron
The green heron is sometimes called the green-backed heron. It is a small heron that is about the size of a large crow. It is a foot and a half to two feet in length
They are not endangered , yet.
What does a green heron eat?
Mostly fish. Eats small fish such as minnows, sunfishes, gizzard shad; also crayfish and other crustaceans, aquatic insects, frogs, tadpoles. Other items include grasshoppers, snakes, earthworms, snails, small rodents.

Down here in FL we have the White Herons and Egrets.

Nice looking bird, nice photo
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