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Old Jun 12, 2008, 9:20 PM   #1
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not sure what the wings shading the water is about or why the beak is blue. anyone know?
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Old Jun 12, 2008, 9:21 PM   #2
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Old Jun 12, 2008, 9:22 PM   #3
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my guess is he is shading the water so he can see the fish by eliminating the glare on the water. whatever, he's a graceful dancer, yes?
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Your guess is correct - it is a characteristic foraging method of the Tricolored Heron. The passing shadow also scares up fish that are hiding. Escellent documantation of thes behavior.
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Old Jun 13, 2008, 11:44 AM   #5
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Nice series Ellen. dan
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