Category Archives: Egret

Ninja Night Heron

One of those ‘You can’t make this stuff up’ moments.

Ninja Night Heron
Ninja Night Heron

The poor Yellow-crowned Night Heron was completely surprised to find a Snowy Egret coming to steal some little worm ‘thingie’. Scared him half to death, and he jumped straight up.

Ninja Night Heron
Ninja Night Heron

It started with him digging in the exposed vegetation.

Ninja Night Heron
Ninja Night Heron

Caught a mouthful of something and at the same time an Egret ran over. Above was his reaction.

Ninja Night Heron
Ninja Night Heron

The Night Heron spun around on one foot and ran like a track star.

Ninja Night Heron
Ninja Night Heron

A moment later he stood around trying to act like nothing happened.

Like I said…

You can’t make this stuff up.