Right At My Feet, Juvenile Night Heron

Right At My Feet, Juvenile Night Heron

We were in an open spot, photographing some birds in the distance. Ellen looked at me, said nothing, but pointed down to the ground right in front of us.

Right At My Feet, Juvenile Night Heron
Right At My Feet, Juvenile Night Heron

Perfect camouflage in the reeds and cane. We had to step back in order to focus.

Right At My Feet, Juvenile Night Heron
Right At My Feet, Juvenile Night Heron

We were so busy watching for Alligators and shooting long distance he knew we never did see him. So he sat and watched us.

Right At My Feet, Juvenile Night Heron
Right At My Feet, Juvenile Night Heron

Finally he just slowly walked away knowing weren’t a danger.

Right At My Feet, Juvenile Night Heron
Right At My Feet, Juvenile Night Heron

Black-crowned Night Herons at this age can be invisible in a marsh.

 

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