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Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias wardi) with a freshwater drum. It looked large enough to share but it just turned its back and walked away (lol).
Habitat
Gulf Coat Marshes and Prairies vegetation area. Open manicured park with paved trails, athletic fields and numerous retention ponds at 51 m (167 ft) elevation. Small island in a retention pond.
Location
Paul D. Rushing Park, Katy, Harris County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
December 2023
Scientific name
Ardea herodias
Equipment used
Canon
A fantastic back view of this hungry chap, Stanley.
 
Participating in a fish challenge? Stunning capture of this heron with its mighty catch.
 
he could have left you a bit of the fish, superb photo of this heron with its huge catch, top class, Stanley, many tfs!!
 
Supporter
Nothing worse than a selfish Heron! But I'm sure it worked very hard to catch that fish. 😁
 

Media information

Category
North America
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
184
Comment count
12

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1250 second(s)
ISO
800
Filename
Great Blue Heron with a drumb, Paul D Rushing Park, Katy, Harris County.jpg
File size
275.5 KB
Date taken
Fri, 08 December 2023 10:59 AM
Dimensions
904px x 1024px

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