Pushing Through For The Prize, Tricolored Heron - click to enlarge

Pushing Through For The Prize, Tricolored Heron Series

The big Spoonbills did not intimidate this smaller Heron at all. I watched him spot something and weave his way between the Spoonbills.

Pushing Through For The Prize, Tricolored Heron - click to enlarge
Pushing Through For The Prize, Tricolored Heron – click to enlarge

The other birds ignored him too.

Pushing Through For The Prize, Tricolored Heron - click to enlarge
Pushing Through For The Prize, Tricolored Heron – click to enlarge

He was focused on some movement on the other side of this group.

Pushing Through For The Prize, Tricolored Heron - click to enlarge
Pushing Through For The Prize, Tricolored Heron – click to enlarge

And he was correct, there was something.

Pushing Through For The Prize, Tricolored Heron - click to enlarge
Pushing Through For The Prize, Tricolored Heron – click to enlarge

He never hesitated, just reached out and grabbed something so small I couldn’t see it. They hunt the tiny fish as if they were a trophy.

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