Macro Monday: Black-crowned night heron

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I got the opportunity to photograph a couple of black-crowned night heron herons up close during the holidays.  These photos are not technically macro but I didn’t have to zoom in to be able to get these close shots. The lighting was less than perfect so this is the best I got that day. The funny thing is, both herons look like they only have one leg. They must do like flamingos and lift up a leg when they stand up somewhere for a while.

Macro Monday: Black-crowned night heron
Macro Monday: Black-crowned night heron
Black-crowned night heron on wooden post
Black-crowned night heron on wooden post
Close-up of a black-crowned night heron
Close-up of a black-crowned night heron

18 thoughts on “Macro Monday: Black-crowned night heron

    • Oops, I just realized this is a black-crowned night heron, not a green heron! Argh, I’m going to have to change my post, haha! And it’s not the first time I’ve photographed this bird and featured it on my website, using the correct name. The one-legged thing sure caught my attention.

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