Little Blue Heron, Learning To Hunt - click to enlarge

Little Blue Heron, Learning To Hunt

This time of year the young Little Blue Herons are around the swamps near the rookeries where they were born. Out on their own hunting I can spot them standing around and watching for something, anything, to happen.

Little Blue Heron, Learning To Hunt - click to enlarge
Little Blue Heron, Learning To Hunt – click to enlarge

In the above you (barely) see a large dragon fly going by. That’s food when he figures out how to snatch it in the air.

Little Blue Heron, Learning To Hunt - click to enlarge
Little Blue Heron, Learning To Hunt – click to enlarge

After waiting here this one walked around a little looking in the shallow water.

Little Blue Heron, Learning To Hunt - click to enlarge
Little Blue Heron, Learning To Hunt – click to enlarge

Ultimately they do figure it all out, but at first it’s a chore.

 

2 thoughts on “Little Blue Heron, Learning To Hunt”

Leave a Reply