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Posted in Herons, Bitterns, Cranes, Pelicans, etc. on September 18, 2014

Broken-billed Green Heron with tongue

Through the viewfinder I did not notice that this Green Heron had a bill with a broken tip.  The injury apparently does not hinder the bird’s ability to hunt as it looks quite healthy.  The tongue action is something I did intentionally capture.   Taken Sep. 8, 2014, at ... Continue Reading