Lip Lapping, Green Heron

Lip Lapping, Green Heron

Finally! For some reason it has taken almost 2 years to catch one again. Green Heron have no lips, that’s obvious. Which begs the question… why do they lick their lips.

I have caught them before but not recently. However, wait for it…

Lip Lapping, Green Heron
Lip Lapping, Green Heron

Not yet…

Lip Lapping, Green Heron
Lip Lapping, Green Heron

He’s getting ready…

Lip Lapping, Green Heron
Lip Lapping, Green Heron

And some lip lapping.

Enter Green Heron in the search box on this site and scroll through the articles. I never marked  any text with the lapping thing, but just look. You’ll see they actually do this as a habit.

 

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