Swamp Green Heron - Click To Enlarge

Swamp Green Heron

I have confirmed my theory.  Green Herons lick their lips. Well, their beaks.

Swamp Green Heron - Click To Enlarge
Swamp Green Heron – Click To Enlarge

The photograph above shows him doing just that. It was the second Green Heron of the day that I caught doing it. I know they were different birds since we spotted them on different sides of the swamp.

Swamp Green Heron - Click To Enlarge
Swamp Green Heron – Click To Enlarge
Swamp Green Heron - Click To Enlarge
Swamp Green Heron – Click To Enlarge
Swamp Green Heron - Click To Enlarge
Swamp Green Heron – Click To Enlarge

This heron was determined to stalk the same side of the trail as us.

Swamp Green Heron - Click To Enlarge
Swamp Green Heron – Click To Enlarge

He did catch a few small fish. His perseverance paid off.

 

 

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