NJ2370 : The Grey Heron

taken 5 months ago, near to Lossiemouth, Moray, Great Britain

The Grey Heron
The Grey Heron
This bird will eat frogs, toads. rats, mice, voles, and fish. With the ability to stand still for long periods of time he is a very successful predator. He sometimes cups his wings as a sunshade and lures the unsuspecting fish to his downward, deadly gaze on a hot summers day. His accuracy in the strike is phenomenal and I personally know two individuals who have been blinded in an eye during a ill advised foray to a heron's nest.
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type:close look 
Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bird 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2367 7032 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:42.9691N 3:16.9733W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2367 7031
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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