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Great blue heron with breakfast I watched this guy catch this fish and then spend 15 minutes trying to consume it.  I thought at one point I was going to have to rescue him because it looked like the fish was caught in his gullet.   Ardea herodias,Great Blue Heron,birds,blue heron,fishing birds,great blue heron,heron,heron with fish,shore birds,wading birds Click/tap to enlarge

Great blue heron with breakfast

I watched this guy catch this fish and then spend 15 minutes trying to consume it. I thought at one point I was going to have to rescue him because it looked like the fish was caught in his gullet.

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  1. That's a big bite! Posted 6 years ago
  2. It was an amazing sequence to watch and I was just about to go in to save the bird when It seemed like the fish got stuck in his throat! Posted 6 years ago

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The great blue heron is a large wading bird in the heron family Ardeidae, common near the shores of open water and in wetlands over most of North America and Central America, as well as the Caribbean and the Galápagos Islands.

Similar species: Pelicans, Herons, Ibises
Species identified by pedalmasher
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By pedalmasher

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Uploaded Dec 31, 2014. Captured Mar 25, 2014 15:12.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1579s
  • ISO250
  • 400mm