Night Heron, Ignoring Me - Click To Enlarge

Night Heron, Ignoring Me

One foot in the air, the other hanging on the branch. The important thing was to get some sleep.

Night Heron, Ignoring Me - Click To Enlarge
Night Heron, Ignoring Me – Click To Enlarge

Black-crowned Night Herons like to sleep during the day. Now they only get short naps. Their young birds are at the ‘teen age’ period where they suck down food.

Night Heron, Ignoring Me - Click To Enlarge
Night Heron, Ignoring Me – Click To Enlarge

They can do short flights only, so the adults are non-stop fishing for food. Then I came along and messed up his quick nap between food runs for the kids.

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