Tricolored Heron With A Treasure

Tricolored Heron With A Treasure

Low tide is like a buffet here. Shrimp being the main course, but lots of other menu options too.

Tricolored Heron With A Treasure
Tricolored Heron With A Treasure

This was a big shrimp and I’m surprised other birds didn’t jump all over him.

Tricolored Heron With A Treasure
Tricolored Heron With A Treasure

He did walk away quickly, but not off the sand bar.

Tricolored Heron With A Treasure
Tricolored Heron With A Treasure

A few twists of the head…his to get the right angle.

Tricolored Heron With A Treasure
Tricolored Heron With A Treasure

Gone in a flash.

2 thoughts on “Tricolored Heron With A Treasure”

    1. Thanks. I don’t think they can eat them right away, probably not dead, and many types of prey must be swallowed in the right direction. Fish are always eaten head first, the other direction and the gills could cause serious injury.

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