Striated Heron - Butorides striata

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'Striated Heron - Butorides striata'

Striated Heron - Butorides striata

[Public Domain] 18 May 2009 Dylan O'Donnell
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Another photo from the canoe, a “Mangrove Heron” sits on a branch in the mangroves along the Richmond River. This bird is nature’s fisherman, using feathers or leaves as “bait” they drop on the waters surface, then ambushing fish, frogs or insects that might be attracted to it.

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